yakushima shopping – All regions

Along with the usual supermarkets and grocery stores, there a number of souvenir shops stocking Yakushima`s famous fruit & fish products as well as an array of excellent handcrafted products.  Better still, take some time out to visit the Yakushima craftspeople and make your purchase direct from the artist.

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Nagata & North

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
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Baba Suisan Ltd (馬場水産) – Isso
Baba Suisan Ltd (馬場水産) is situated in Isso in the very north of Yakushima.  The fish processing plant was established
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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
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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
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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 &
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Miyanoura

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
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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
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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
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Furusato Market (ふるさと市場) – Miynoura
The Furusato Market is one of the first big shops ou may see if you arrive to the Miyanoura Port. 
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Acoop Supermarkets
There are 3 Acoop supermarkets on Yakushima – Miyanoura, Anbo & Onoaida.  They stock all the usual groceries and usually
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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
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North East

Hachimanju Tea Shop (八万寿茶園) – Koseda
Hachimanju are the oldest tea produces on Yakushima – they began producing tea in 1985.  Hachimanju are proud of their
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Drugstore Mori – Koseda
Drugstore Mori located about 500m north of the Yakushima Airport.  This drugstore is the biggest shop on the island.  
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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
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Yakushima Messenger – Koseda
Yakushima Messenger is an outdoor clothing and gift shop located about 2 minutes drive from the airport in the Anbo
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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
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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
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Nenek Massage – Koseda
Nenek offer reasonably priced massage sessions that may be considered well worth it after a full day`s hike on Yakushima. 
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Somes – Koseda
Somes stock EVERYTHING.  And if they don`t stock it then they can get it!  Foodstuffs, clothes, DIY, fishing tackle, hiking
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Matsuda Shoten (松田商店) – Funayuki
  Matsuda Shoten (松田商店) sits on the main road leading into Anbo from the airport.  It specialises in minced flying
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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
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Yawaraca (やわら香) – Kusugawa
Yawaraca extract fragrant oils from various plants and trees found on Yakushima.  The process can be observed within the premises. 
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Anbo

Woodshop Kikori – Anbo
  Woodshop Kikori is a few minutes drive south of Anbo on the main road towards Onoaida.  The owner is
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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
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Acoop Supermarkets
There are 3 Acoop supermarkets on Yakushima – Miyanoura, Anbo & Onoaida.  They stock all the usual groceries and usually
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Sugisho (杉匠) – Anbo
Sugisho is where the coach tours `take` their guests during the Yakushima bus tours.  A couple of large buses are
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2Cozo – Anbo
2Cozo (pronounced 'nikozo) is a small craft shop selling handmade wooden crafts from reclaimed Yakusugi found floating down the river. 
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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
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Urizungama Ceramic (うりずん窯) – Anbo
Urizun Ceramic are located about 2 km south of Anbo.  A sign on the main road leads to a small
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Seirios – Anbo
Seirios are located just north of the Anbo Bridge.  This gift shop sells Yakushima-made products as well as imported products. 
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Kouma Toy Shop (仔馬玩具店) – Anbo
Stepping into Kouma Toy Shop is like jumping into a time machine and going back a handful of decades.  The
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Shiiba (しいば) – Anbo
Shiba stock a range of groceries, beverages and a good bakery area. Open : 08:00 – 20:00 Closed : Tuesday
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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.
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South East & South

Acoop Supermarkets
There are 3 Acoop supermarkets on Yakushima – Miyanoura, Anbo & Onoaida.  They stock all the usual groceries and usually
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Shinpachino Kama (新八野窯) – Hirauchi
  Shinpachino Kama (新八野窯) is situated in the very south of Yakushima in Hirauchi.  Shinpachino Kama use a traditional wood-fired
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S-Mart – Kurio
S-Mart is located in the centre of Kurio.  It sells the usual daily groceries including toiletries, vegetables, foodstuffs & beverages.
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Asence Wood Craft (アセンス工房) – Hirauchi
Asence Wood Craft make novelty souvenirs from the local wood.  Themes re influenced by the Yakushima natural world, so expect
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Kei Nakamura Jewellry – Hirauchi
Kei Nakamura Jewellry make quality handmade jewellry in gold, silver and stones.  The boutique shop is only open one afternoon
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Honu – Mugio
Honu make handcrafted accessories with a Yakushima theme.  Their products are made from a variety of materials including wood and
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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
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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
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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
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