Posts by Steve

Hidaka Ya (日高家) – Anbo

Hidaka Ya serve a variety of ramen using local ingredients including Isso mackerel and Nagata salt.  Other items on the...

Onoaida Laundry

The Onoaida coin laundry is located close to the Onoiada Post Office. Onoaida 404-10, Yakushima

Paradise Farm (ファームパラダイス) – Nakama

As you drive in the south west section of Yakushima then just south of Nakama is a small wooden building...

Marukatsu Suisan (丸勝水産) – Isso

Marukatsu Suisan Ltd (丸勝水産) is situated along the main road to the north of Isso village – the way to...

Ebisudaikokutoshi (恵比寿大黒とし) – Miyanoura

Ebisudaikokutoshi are located along the north bank of the Miyanoura River. This restaurant serve a traditional set meal style (teishoku)...

Haro Laundry

The Haro coin laundry is located opposite the Kamiyama Elementary School in Haro. Haro, Yakushima

Anbo Laundry

The Anbo coin laundry is located north of Anbo on the main road leading into the town – opposite the...

Miyanoura Laundry

The Miyanoura coin laundry is located near the junction road going to Shiratani Unsuikyo – opposite the Miyanoura Elementary School....

Koseda Laundry

The Koseda coin laundry is located next to Somes – about 500 north of the Yakushima Airport. Koseda 826, Yakushima...

Jane Kan (ジェーン館) – Nagata

Jane Kan is located along the main road leading into Nagata.  Jane is Yakushima`s most famous turtle.  The shops stocks...

Koidamari Ceramic & Candle (恋泊) – Koidomari

Koidomari are multi-talented producing work in ceramic, enamel and wax.  The gallery is worth a visit.  Koidomari also operate ceramic...

S-Mart – Kurio

S-Mart is located in the centre of Kurio.  It sells the usual daily groceries including toiletries, vegetables, foodstuffs & beverages....

Maruichi Store (まるいちストア) – Isso

Maruichi Store is located in the centre of Isso.  It sells the usual daily groceries including toiletries, vegetables, foodstuffs &...

Hirami Bakery (ひらみ屋) – Miyanoura

Hirami make a good range of breads, pastries, cakes and desserts.  As with all bakeries on Yakushima, it is better...

Tsubaki Organic Shop (椿商店) – Miyanoura

Tsubaki organic shop hold Yakushima made organic products as well as organic products imported from the mainland. Tsubaki is located...

Nenek Massage – Koseda

Nenek offer reasonably priced massage sessions that may be considered well worth it after a full day`s hike on Yakushima. ...

Gakunan Yakusugi (岳南) – Koseda

Gakunan produce high-end Yakusugi work.  The upstairs gallery holds an extensive and impressive exhibition of work from small trinkets to...

Catch the Beer Brewery – Koseda

Catch the Beer micro-brewery opened in 2017.  They currently produce a handful of beers including Yakushima IPA, Tankan Orange Pale...

Hiro Bakery (ヒロベーカリー) – Anbo

Hiro Bakery produces quality bread and cakes.  It`s popular and so the shelves begin to look bare by the mid-afternoon....

Drugstore Mori – Koseda

Drugstore Mori located about 500m north of the Yakushima Airport.  This drugstore is the biggest shop on the island.  ...

Sen no Ie (仙の家) – Miyanoura

Sen no Ie is located along the road that leads to Shiratani Unsuikyo.  The interior of Sen no Ie is...

Takeda Sangyo (武田産業) – Anbo

Takeda Sangyo is large Yakushima gift shop situtated on the main road north of central Anbo.  Takeda Sangyo stock a...

Sugisho (杉匠) – Anbo

Sugisho is where the coach tours `take` their guests during the Yakushima bus tours.  A couple of large buses are...

Wai Wai Land (ワイワイランド) – Miyanoura

Wai Wai Land is a large supermarket located near the Tokushu Hospital (Yakushima`s main hospital) about 3km south of the...

Yakuden (ヤクデン) – Miyanoura

Yakuden is a large supermarket located near the entrance to the Miyanoura Port.  Yakuden have a grocery section, a household...

Pontankan (ぽんたん館) – Mugio

The Pontankan is a large souvenir shop stocking all kinds of Yakushima gifts : wood craft, teas, essence oils, fruit...

Hyodo Lumber (兵頭材木店) – Isso

Hyodo Lumber extract oil from camphor trees to make the multi-purpose camphor oil.  The owner is happy for visitors to...

Drug 11 (ドラッグ・イレブン) – Koseda

Drug 11 stocks a wide range of toiletries, simple ailments and first aid supplies.  The shop also has a 100...

Tanaka (たなか屋) – Anbo

Tanaka is good place to stock up on fruit and vegetables (although we would always recommend the 100 yen stalls...

Suginoya (杉の舎) – Koseda

Located at the entrance to the Yakushima Airport Suginoya have a range of quality Yakushima wood products.  Some of the...