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...
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,...
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) for ¥1300. It's not all about the slimy shell-dwellers – there are other meals, such as udon sets, on offer too.