Kyoto 2 Day Itinerary: Miyama, Amanohashidate, Maizuru, and Ine



This time, I explored Miyama, often referred to as the ‘Forest Kyoto,’ Amanohashidate, known as the ‘Sea Kyoto,’ and ventured into Maizuru and Ine.
It’s just a couple of hours away from Kyoto city by car, and I’ve enjoyed a lot of delicious food!
Please refer to the following information:)

*Please note that information and prices listed are subject to change.

Travel Itinerary

Day 1

10:00am Kyoto Station

I’m going to take on a bus tour this time.
Meet up at Kyoto station and let’s start the trip!

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Located in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto Station is a station of West Japan Railway Company, Tokai Railway Company, Kinki Nippon Railway Company, and Kyoto City Transportation Bureau, and is the only Shinkansen station in Kyoto Prefecture. It also offers a luggage delivery service to and from accommodations in Kyoto City, and is highly regarded for its convenience. It is the gateway to Kyoto City and a base for sightseeing.

12:00pm Kitchen Yururi

Here is lunch on the first day.
A restaurant where you can enjoy seasonal ingredients from Miyama.
The restaurant has an adjoining cutting area for deer and wild boar called “ichimoudajin” so that you can enjoy a variety of wild game meats at the restaurant.

Reservations are required for both lunch and dinner! (Lunch course meal costs from 3,240 yen, dinner course meal costs from 5,400 yen)

The building is 150 years old.

The atmosphere was very nice and I could feel the great nature!

The third largest roofed house in Miyama

It looks amazing.

Here’s the processing area for game meat

The quality of the game meat is safe and secure, as the entire process from hunting to sale is handled

Wild boar

It was shocking to see deer and wild boars actually being captured.



The atmosphere was warm and cozy!

Course meal: 7700 yen

Deer, wild boar, and Kyoto vegetables were used in abundance in this meal!

Here’s what the food looks like

With stylish decorations

Wild boar meat 🐗

It was wonderfully tender and flavorful, with no discernible smell at all!

Lovely couple

The restaurant is run by a nice couple

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Kitchen Yururi is a restaurant located in Miyama-cho, Nantan-shi, Kyoto. At this restaurant, you can enjoy dishes using seasonal ingredients from Miyama. In particular, since a deer and wild boar processing area is adjacent to the restaurant, you can also enjoy fresh gibier cuisine. Reservations are required for both lunch and dinner, with lunch courses starting from 5,500 yen and dinner courses from 8,800 yen. The restaurant is open from 12:00 pm for lunch and 6:00 pm for dinner (limited to one group only). This is a restaurant where you can spend a relaxing time while savoring dishes beautifully presented on fashionable plates.

2:00pm Kayabuki-no-Sato

I took the bus again and next destination is Kayabuki-no-Sato.
Miyama is famous for its Kayabuki roof (thatched roof)!
There are still some villages with Kayabuki roofs. Some of these houses were built 150 to 200 years ago, and people are still living in them!


The site is not that very large and you can go around
There were also cafes and museums!

Time travel !?

It felt like a time travel back in time to the world of an old Japanese tale! Simply walking around was so much fun.

In the village


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Miyama Kayabuki no Sato is a mountain village full of historical atmosphere located in Miyama-cho, Nantan City, Kyoto Prefecture. 39 kayabuki roofed houses stand in a row, offering a sense of the original Japanese landscape. It is registered as a national Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings and is visited by many tourists throughout the year.

5:00pm Hashidate Bay Hotel

This is the hotel for tonight. The hotel stands on a hill and you can see Amanohashidate!
It’s a western style hotel and very beautiful.

The hotel houses a restaurant serving French cuisine.
I enjoyed French cuisine using Kyoto ingredients!


In the back, there is Amanohashidate, one of the three most scenic spots in Japan! Beautiful.
The observation deck (Amanohashidate Viewland) is about 20 minutes away by car.

Let’s eat course meal!


Radish soup with foie gras on top

Main dish: yellowtail steak

Plenty of fat and plump!

There’s also breakfast.


Calm atmosphere ♪

A crane welcomes you!


Hotel exterior

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Hashidate Bay Hotel is a resort hotel located in Yosano-cho, Yosagun, Kyoto Prefecture. Located on a hill, it offers a view of Amanohashidate, one of the three most scenic spots in Japan. The hotel is western style, very beautiful, and has a restaurant which serves French cuisine using Kyoto ingredients.

Day 2

08:30am Maizuru West Port

I gathered at 7:30 am and am heading to Maizuru!
At the port in Maizuru, you can view seafood auction! They are said to be have the largest catch in Kyoto Prefecture.

Maizuru crab

The biggest Maizuru crab of the day.
Very big!

Crab Auction

A powerful auction right in front of you!

From large to small sizes

They’re getting sold more and more.

Smaller ones are also available.

wholesale market

In addition to crab, many other seafood items were brought in.

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Maizuru West Port is a market located in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture. It is known as the place with the largest catch of fish in Kyoto Prefecture, and visitors can observe the auctions.

12:00pm Seafood Deli TOTOMART

Just a few minutes from the port, I came to a tourist facility with several stores to eat seafood!
At this time, three stores were opened
You can taste freshly caught seafood and buy souvenirs.

There is a food court in the center of the facility.

Lunch at Restaurant Gyoren

Enjoyed the taste of Kyoto seafood!



Octopus, black sea bream, Japanese spanish mackerel, yellowtail




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Seafood Deli TOTOMART is a tourist commercial facility with restaurants, and a market in Miyazu City, Kyoto Prefecture. Visitors can taste freshly caught seafood dishes and purchase souvenirs.

2:00pm Italian Bar PIENO Ine store

The famous Italian restaurant in Ine
The restaurant offers Italian cuisine with a focus on pasta using ingredients from Ine. You can also enjoy Tsutsukawa soba noodles and zenzai (sweet red bean soup with mochi).

I visited here for Zenzai this time!

*The business is currently closed.

Inside Urashima-kan

The restaurant is located inside Urashima-kan, situated in front of Urashima Shrine, where the Japanese old tale of Urashima Taro is passed down.

Terrace Seat

Cute dog

Cute dog healed me


Zenzai set 950 yen

The beans are so sweet and delicious

Azuki beans

Menu 1

Menu 2

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Italian Bar Pieno Ine store is an Italian restaurant located in Ine-cho, Yosagun, Kyoto Prefecture. The restaurant mainly serves pasta dishes using the local ingredients of Ine. You can also enjoy Tsutsukawa soba noodles and zenzai. *The restaurant is currently closed.

5:00pm Bio Sweets Capocapo

The final destination is all about savoring a delicious cake♪
Came to a confectionery shop with a small cafe in Kyotamba.
You can enjoy organic sweets made with natural ingredients!

The cafe offers meals such as plate lunches of local vegetables and pasta, as well as fresh cakes and other confections made from seasonal fruits!

They offer sweet deliveries within Japan

Chestnut cream cake (780yen) and coffee

The chestnut cream cake made with the finest chestnuts from Tamba, was so rich and delicious!


Coconut Macaroon

Cookies and other confections are also available.


Menu 1

Menu 2


The food looks good too.

There was also a set meal

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Bio Sweets Capocapo located in Kyotamba, Kyoto, is a confectionery shop with a small cafe. Here, visitors can enjoy organic sweets made with natural ingredients. The cafe serves meals such as plate lunches of local vegetables and pasta, as well as fresh cakes and other confections made from seasonal fruits.

7:00pm Kyoto Station

Came back to Kyoto station and it’s the end of the travel

It was a memorable two days of travel—enjoying delicious food and drinks while exploring new places!

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