Miyako-Iwate (Honshu, Japan)

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Miyako-Iwate cruise port

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Local Time
2021-01-24 16:02

min: 23 °F (-5 °C) / max: 38 °F (4 °C) 35°F
1.9°C
Wind: 152°/ 2 m/s  Gust: 2.6 m/sWind: 152°/ 2 m/s  Gust: 2.6 m/sLight breeze
2 m/s
Min / Max Temperature38 °F / 4 °C
23 °F / -5 °C
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Miyako is a port city in Japan's Iwate Prefecture (Honshu Island) with a population of around 53,000. Miyako is linked to Morioka (Iwate's capital city) via railway and highway. Port Miyako a small seaport that serves ferries and cruise ships. Parts of the city are within two National Parks (Sanriku Fukko and Hayachine Quasi). Over 80% of Miyako City's area is mountainous and heavily forested.

Port Miyako-Iwate (Japan) cruise port

Japan's other similarly named cruise destination is Miyakojima (Miyako Island). Miyako-Iwate is served by two railway companies - JR East (Yamada Line) and Sanriku (Kita-Rias Line). Yamada Line interlinks the train stations Kuzakai-Matsukusa-Hiratsuto-Kawauchi-Hakoishi-Rikuchu Kawai-Haratai-Moichi-Hikime-Kebaraichi-Sentoku-Miyako-Sokei-Tsugaruishi. Kita-Rias Line interlinks the train stations Miyako-Yamaguchi Danchi-Ichinowatari-Sabane-Taro-Settai. The city is also connected via 3 highways (routes 45, 106, 340).

City's best-known tourist attractions are Jodogahama (Pure Land Beach, coastal rock formations along Miyako Bay), Todogasaki (Cape Todo, Honshu Island's easternmost point), Hayachine-san (Mt Hayachine, elevation 1917 m / 6289 ft), Sanriku Fukko NP (2013-established, running through 3 prefectures - Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi) and Sakiyama Kaizuka (Sakiyama Shell Mound, archaeological site).

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