Walking Route (Miyako City and Yamada Town)

  • Miyako-city
  • Yamada-town
  • Food
  • Activity


1. Michi-no-Eki Yamabikokan (Roadside Station in Miyako City)


A resting place on National Route 106.

You can buy a variety of local souveniers,foods,and so on.

Black soy bean soft ice cream is recommended.

    Michi-no-Eki Yamabikokan(Roadside station Yamabikokan)

  • address: 8-2 Kawauchi, Miyako-shi, Iwate 028-2513 Googlemap
  • TEL: 0193-85-5011
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  • Business hours: Shop 8:00-18:30
    Restaurant 11:00-18:30 (changes in winter period)
    Free parking, 12 large cars, 80 satandard size cars, 3 for people with disablity

2. Jodogahama beach <Miyako City>

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10 minutes walk with a view of the sea from the visitor center parking lots. You can also enjoy a pleasure boat and a sappa-sen(fisherman’s small boat). It is standard to give Kappa-ebisen(a kind of snack foods) to black-tailed gulls.

    Jodogahama beach

  • address: 32 Hitachihamacho, Miyako-shi, Iwate Googlemap
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  • Parking Lot
    1st Parking lots: 109 passenger cars, 7 buses, 2 for handicapped people
    2nd Parking lots: 128 passenger cars
    3rd parking lots: 118 passenger cars

3. Jodogahama Rest House <Miyako City>


Kappa Ebisen(a snack food) is sold here.
There are a wide variety of menus including Kaisendon(seafood rice bowl), Hama ramen, and seasonal menus.

    Jodogahama Rest House

  • address: 32 Hitachihamacho, Miyako-shi Googlemap
  • TEL: 0193-62-1179
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  • • Open period: Open all year round
    Open hours: 08: 30-17: 00
    Restaurant: 10: 30-14: 30
    Maximum capacity 200 people
    Parking lot about 300 cars

4. Miyako Fish Market <Miyako City>


Go to the fish market if you want to experience the realism of the market. In Miyako, you can see the landing when the timing is right in the fish market where landing twice a day. The cafeteria attached here is delicious and reasonable because it is for people who come to the market to buy fish.

5. Michi-no-Eki Miyako ~Seatopia Nado~ (Roadside Station in Miyako)


On the first floor, there is a tourist information center, as well as a section for selling souvenirs and direct selling from the producer, and a model based on the city of Miyako before the earthquake.

On the second floor, you can enjoy a menu using local ingredients at the restaurant Shiosai.

 “Umi no Soft Cream(sea soft serve ice cream)” with a refreshing aftertaste that uses deep ocean water of Miyako Bay is also recommended.

    Michi-no-Eki Miyako ~Seatopia Nado~

  • address: 1-20 Rinko-dori, Miyako-shi, Iwate 027-0004 Googlemap
  • TEL: 0193-71-3100
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  • Business Hours: Product Corner 9:00 - 17:00
    Restaurant (weekdays) 10: 30-15: 30 (last order 15:00)
    (Saturdays, Sundays and holidays) 10:30-16:30 (last order 16:00)
    Open all year round

6. Marutoku <Miyako City>


At this chikuwa shop, a well-established and it has been in business for more than 100 years, you can experience chikuwa-baking and “E-kama” making. E-kama is a kamaboko made in collaboration with Ika-senbei(squid flavered rice cracker).


  • address: 2-4-16 Fujiwara, Miyako-shi, Iwate Googlemap
  • TEL: 0193-62-6646
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  • Regular closing day every Wednesday and Sunday
    (Sunday sales will be handled by prior consultation)

7. Kimura Shoten <Yamada Town>


Kimura Shoten is famous for Ika-tokkuri(sake bottle made from squid). There are a variety of dried foods and smoked products in addition to Ika-tokkuri. Tasting is also possible. How about as a souvenir?

    • Kimura Shoten Toyomane-kojo(Toyomane factory)

  • address: 7-30 Toyomane, Yamada-machi, Shimohei-gun, Iwate, 028-1302 Googlemap
  • TEL: 0193-83-5510
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8. Yamada Kanko-Bussan-kan(tourist and product hall) "Totto" <Yamada Town>


Purchase oysters and scallops in the hall and grill them for yourself. (no reservation required)

    Yamada Kanko-bussan-kan

  • address: 2-19-1 Osawa, Yamada-machi, Shimohei-gun, Iwate Googlemap
  • TEL: 0193-77-4890
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  • • Open hours 9: 00-17: 30
    * Seafood Grill / Last Order 16:00 (may close early due to out of stock)
    Regular closing day Every Tuesday

9. Reconstruction Town Walking and Eating Tour <Yamada Town>



You can enjoy the shopping street while visiting Yamada's reconstructing town with the storyteller.
・ Yamada specialty Yamada Senbei(raw or fried rice cracker) “Fry it at the shop” experience
・ Shelling experience of oysters and scallops
・ Morning harvested wakame(seaweed) shabu-shabu(hot pod) experience
・ Expanding experience of dried squid, etc.
(the contents change by time and make a reservation required)

    Yamada Wonderful Taiken(experience) Bureau

  • address: c/o Yamada-machi government office fisheries Commerce and industry section, 3-20 Hachimancho, Yamada-machi, Shimohei-gun, Iwate 028-1392 Googlemap
  • TEL: 0193-82-3111(ext. 227)
  • Email: info@yamada-fc.org
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  • Business hours: 8: 30-17: 15
    Regular holiday: every Saturday, Sunday, public holidays

10. Oyster, Scallop Cultivation, Seafood Beach Grill Experience Cruise <Yamada Town>


Visit oyster and scallop cultivation floats in Yamada Bay by a fishing boat, and experience fisherman’s work a little. Enjoy freshly picked seafood at the beach grill facility.

Recommended for those who want to experience the fishery field and eat (reservation required)

    Yamada wonderful taiken(experience) bureau

  • address: c/o Yamada-machi government office Fisheries Commerce and Industry Section, 3-20 Yamayamacho, Yamada-machi, Shimohei-gun, Iwate, 028-1392 Googlemap
  • TEL: 0193-82-3111(内線227)
  • Email: info@yamada-fc.org
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  • pen hours 8: 30-17: 15
    Regular closing day Every Saturday, Sunday, public holidays

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