Discovering the authentic rural charm of Miyama, Japan's thatched roof farmhouse village

  • Published on : 06/02/2024
  • by : Japan Experience

Nestled in the mountains about 50 kilometers north of Kyoto city, Miyama is a remote rural area known for its over 200 traditional thatched roof farmhouses, or kayabuki. Most of these well-preserved houses are still inhabited by local residents, lending an authentic and nostalgic rural atmosphere to the region. By staying overnight in one of the thatched roof farmhouses, visitors can immerse themselves in traditional Japanese living and experience a slice of countryside life from a bygone era.

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