Dominating the hill immediately to the north of Itsukushima-jinja is this huge pavilion built in 1587 by Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The...
Going back as far as the late 6th century, Itsukushima-jinja gives the island its real name. The shrine's present form dates from 1168,...
Kaki-ya is a sophisticated oyster bar on the main street. It serves delicious local oysters freshly grilled on the barbecue by the...
The oysters in the tank and on the barbecue outside are what everyone is eating here. Try a plate of nama-gaki (raw oysters) or...
1113 Miyajima-chō · interesting places nearby
At this friendly place there's a floor-level wooden counter, with a space to dangle your legs underneath. By day there are lunch sets, such as anago meshi (steamed conger eel with rice; ¥1575) and fried oysters, and at night Mame-tanuki is one of the few places open late, serving drinks and izakaya -style dishes. There's no smoking in the evening. Look for the large blue sign with white writing.