Takakura is a high-floored granary unique to Amami, built to fight its high precipitation and humidity. This is the only place where visitors can see a group of the structure. Designated as a cultural property by the prefecture.
A sightseeing facility equipped with a plant of Oshima-tsumugi, a specialty of Amami Oshima Islands with 1,300 years' history. Visitors can view silk weaving process by craftsmen and try their hand at mud dyeing.
Kokuto Shochu Distillery
A distillery of brown sugar shochu, which is made only in Amami Islands. Tours and tasting available.
It takes 2.5 hours by plane from Tokyo to Amami.