Top things to do in Miyama

Top Choice Japanese in Miyama

Yururi

Miyama's natural bounty is a big draw, and this restaurant in an elegantly updated thatched-roof farmhouse serves menus of seasonal local ingredients (such as mountain vegetables in spring and mushrooms in fall). Re…
Village in Miyama

Kayabuki-no-sato

Miyama’s star attraction is this hamlet, home to some 50 farmhouses with traditional kayabuki-yane (thatched roofs) in the local Kyoto Kitayama style (a hipped roof with a peaked gable on top). Many are still homes;…
Noodles in Miyama

Morishige

In a 150-year-old thatched-roof farmhouse (and with tatami seating and a central hearth), Morishige serves soba, on its own or in a set with small dishes made from locally grown vegetables. Look for it behind the cl…
Cafe in Miyama

Saika

Inside one of the farmhouses in Kayabuki-no-sato, this cafe serves handmade local specialities like dango (soft rice-flour balls; ¥520 for a set with tea), made with millet and mugwort.
Museum in Miyama

Kayabuki Art Museum & Folk Museum

There are two historic kayabuki-yane (thatched-roof) farmhouses here: one that displays artefacts from traditional life in Miyama and another that serves as a gallery for contemporary craftwork.