This is a bus service that directly connects JR Sonobe station with Miyama.
There are lots of thatched roof houses existed in Miyama Town. Among those houses, “Kayabuki no Sato” , which features 38 houses out of 50 with thatched roofs has been valued highly for maintaining the original scenery of Japan including its houses using by traditional methods and materials.
The thatched roof houses and surrounding area were registered as " Important Preservation Districts for Groups of Traditional Buildings
" in December, 1993. It represents Miyama Town and attracts many visitors as a tourist attraction where you can experience the landscape in the original state of Japan throughout the year.
Thatched Village, Kayabuki no Sato, Miyama Nature& Cultural Village, Shizen Bunkamura, Roadside Station, Miyama Fureai-Hiroba