Dominating the hill immediately to the north of Itsukushima-jinja is this huge pavilion built in 1587 by Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The...
With origins from as far back as the late 6th century, Itsukushima-jinja gives Miyajima its real name The shrine's pier-like...
This 16m-tall vermilion torii (shrine gate) is a symbol of Miyajima, standing out in the bay and serving as the watery entrance to...
Kaki-ya is a sophisticated oyster bar on the main street, serving delicious local oysters freshly barbecued in their shells. For a taste...
505-1 Miyajima-chō · interesting places nearby
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 kaki-furai (crumbed, fried oysters), or go for oysters on udon noodles. It's not all about the slimy shell-dwellers – there are other meals on the menu, such as curry and eel sets.