About the same size as the inside of Yamanote Line in Tokyo, Miyakejima Island is rather compact and known for its volcanic island. A fairly active volcanic island that erupts every 20 years, You can see the marks around the island. Also known as one of Japan's leading fishing spots, it is said that everything around the island is a fishing point. This time will be reporting the charms of Miyakejima Island, and find out more about this nature's rage next to our city.
Miyakejima Island is a fish paradise! Because it is close to the fishing area, you can catch freshly caught fishes.
Visiting to see an impressive fishing scene. You can often find red snapper or yellowfin tuna, the freshness is their trait. The fishery went through depression due to the eruption and are now gaining its stability, it has also become more active by young fishermen! *Please be aware that this is not available for visits
Catching fresh fishes at the fishing port in front. The best stalls on the island!
A stall which is managed by the fishery cooperative close to Sabigahama port. It has fresh fishes, dried fishes, homemade island chili soy sauce or Island tabasco which is a perfect choice as a souvenir. Also, you can get high-quality fishes at an affordable and reasonable price than the center of the city.
With the warmth of the wood. The birdsong is comfortable, a relaxing and healing café.
A café with a savory scent of break provokes our appetite. The displayed work of the shop owner, it looks as if the air has been momentary been cut off. Abstract art with the essence of the forest, sea, and sky of the island.
|Gallery Café Canon|
|Address||36 Izu, Miyake Village|
|Business hours||[Café] Tuesday and Wednesday, 12:00~16:00 [Lunch] Friday and Saturday, 11:00~16:00|
|Holiday||Monday, Thursday, Sunday (Depending on the season)|
|Access||A 30-minute ride on counterclockwise route bus operated by the village from Miyake-jima airport. Get off at Izu entrance bus stop|
Biker girls opening a café! Colourful and delicious You can eat fresh vegetables from the island, It's a fashionable café.
An owner who is friendly and full of vitality. The owner moved to Miyakejima Island for the motorcycle race and opened a café. The vegetables from home gardens and island farms are fresh and delicious! It gives vibrancy to the menu.
Guests and Islanders A playground to play all together kind of stylish concept bar
Plenty of vegetables and fruits which are grown and used in the salad are very popular! A friendly and stylish bar which is loved by the islanders.
Here’s another Tokyo short trip
Volcano and Fishing island "Izu Island / Miyakejima Island"
Undefeatable even by the volcanic eruptions The blessings of nature and the people has been supporting the food and future of Miyakejima Island.
You can find buildings which were filled with volcanic ash or affected by the lava from the previous eruption, also giving an impacting image of nature's power. However, the island people always looked for their future, and they prospered in the fishery and agricultural industries. I felt that I would like to support not only Miyake but also the important players who support food in Tokyo.