Run by a fluent English-speaking Fijian-Japanese couple, this dive shop is based in Hirara.
Hidden away in downtown Hirara, Miyako-jinja is a recently reconstructed shrine that, over time, merged two disparate shrines and moved...
Miyako Crafts Workshop Village
At this crafts village adjoining the Miyako Botanical Garden, you can learn about Miyako-jima's traditional handicrafts with some...
Run by the English-speaking P-Boo, who spins tunes from his extensive and eclectic collection, this bar is a welcome aural refuge from...
Fresh spring rolls, green curry, gōyā champurū and nasi goreng all feature on the menu here. A young crowd keeps it lively if you're...
Koja Honten information
One block northwest of the intersection between Ichiba-dōri and Nishizato-dōri, this nondescript noodle house is something of a local legend. For more than 50 years, Koja has been serving up steaming bowls of sōki-soba (¥700). Look for the white tiles around the entryway; the owner speaks a bit of English.