Kumano brushes are a nationally designated traditional craft. These brushes of incredible quality have become wildly popular to world over as makeup brushes. Makes a perfect gift for a woman.
Tatamiberi are cloth coverings placed along the long sides of tatami mats to reinforce them. The fabrics are popular for the unique materials used to make them and their distinctive Japanese patterns. Crafts made with these edge coverings include hair bands, barrettes, and pouches.
Picture postcards of Hiroshima and Miyajima are available for sale. Why not bring back a card depicting The O-toriiGrand Torii Gate or with instructions on how to make Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki as a small gift for your friends back home?
A delicious bun made with a hefty helping of the highest quality matcha powdered green tea. Momiji manju are a specialty from Hiroshima, and extravagant amounts of the high class matcha is kneaded into the dough of these moist steamed buns to make Match momiji manju. The vivid matcha color and plump red bean paste filling make this flavorful treat a real gem.
In addition to perennial favorites like momiji manju steamed buns and shakushi bamboo ladles, Momiji Honjin carries a wide range of products such as world-famous Kumano makeup brushes, picture postcards depicting the sites of Hiroshima and Miyajima, and Miyajima-themed keychains.
Momiji Honjin also offers ATMs which accept cards issued outside Japan and accepts payment by major credit cards such as Visa and UnionPay.
Duty-free shopping available. Please check here (PDF) to learn more about duty-free purchases.
Hours 8:40 am-5:30 pm
Miyajima’s specialty anagomeshi garden eel rice with tempura, seasonal sashimi, assorted Japanese side dishes, and chawanmushi savory egg custard.
Momiji Honjin’s restaurant Iso Momiji’s signature dish, the honjin gozen is both satisfying and reasonably priced.
May not be available depending on season.
Breaded pork cutlet and onions covered with scrambled egg and served over rice.
This popular dish is also a common meal found in any Japanese home.
Hiroshima is famous for its okonomiyaki.
A wheat-based dough fried with vegetables, meats, and noodles and covered with a rich sauce. You’ll want to eat it again and again.
A local dish from the Seto Inland Straight region.
Slow-grilled garden eel coated in a sweet sauce and served over rice. The sauce from the eel seeps into the rice, creating a delicious combination.
Hiroshima Prefecture boasts the largest hauls of oysters in Japan.
Big oysters grilled in the shell on your order. The rich flavor of the sea will fill your mouth with every bite.
Lovingly prepared Miyajima momiji manju steam bun-flavored soft serve ice cream garnished with a cookie in the shape of a wooden rice scoop. Why not have some for dessert?
Momiji Honjin’s restaurant includes tatami-style seating with sunken tables where you can relax and enjoy dishes unsparingly made with the bounties of the Seto Inland Sea and other light meals such as tempura, sashimi, katsudon, ramen, and udon.
In addition, a veritable parade of recommended selections are on offer, including piping hot okonomiyaki fresh off the frying table, plump grilled oysters, unique soft serve ice cream, and grilled garden eel over rice (also makes a great souvenir). Momiji Honjin is also adjoined by a dedicated coffee shop wafting with rich, roasted aromas. Momiji Honjin makes a great place to take a break during your exploration of Miyajima as well.
The limit per withdrawal from Seven Bank ATMs is 100,000 yen.
The limit for magnetic strip card transactions is 30,000 yen.
Some cards with these marks may not be accepted.
Please purchase train tickets at Miyajimaguchi Station.