The Tamba region boasts a vast area within the prefecture. Blessed with water from the Katsura and Yura Rivers, centering on the Tamba Plateau, the region enjoys dams and hot springs. It is also a place of beautiful original landscapes such as "Miyama Kayabuki-no-Sato," a village of houses with kayabuki roofs.
Nantan Area Cycle Route Information
Address | Oiwake-cho, Kameoka City, Kyoto
It is a dedicated ball field for soccer and other sports, and roadside space is available for a food court, exhibition space, and conference space. It is also the starting and ending point of the "Kyoto-Tamba Cycle Route.
Address | Izumo, Chitose-cho, Kameoka City, Kyoto
Located in Chitose-cho, Kameoka City, Kyoto Prefecture, the shrine is famous as a shrine of good luck for marriage. People sometimes line up to draw 'Manai-no-mizu,' the sacred water that springs from Mt. Manai.
Address | Ichimori, Kyotanba-cho, Funai-gun, Kyoto
With a height of 43 meters, it is one of the largest waterfalls in Kyoto Prefecture and one of the 200 best natural features in Kyoto. It is called Kotodaki because the waterfall flowing through the monolithic rock is like a 13-stringed koto string.
Address | Kitachoda, Miyama-cho, Nantan-shi, Kyoto
The northern village of Miyama-cho, "Kayabuki-no-Sato," is an area of houses with kayabuki roofs built between the Edo and Meiji periods. With little traffic, this area is also recommended for those who want to enjoy a leisurely bike ride while admiring the scenery.
Address | 23-1 Yasukashimo, Miyama-cho, Nantan-shi, Kyoto Houses with shingled roofs still remain in the neighborhood, and the clear Miyama River flows through the area. Gelato and soft-serve ice cream made with a generous amount of Miyama milk are popular.
Address | 68, Nakagamigaya, Hiyoshi-cho, Nantan, Kyoto
A perfect spot for cycling around Hiyoshi Dam Lake. The "Hiyoshi Dam Circular Course" based at the roadside station "Spring Hiyoshi" offers three challenging courses of 7.5 km, 11 km, and 21 km.
Address | Hisho, Yagi Town, Nantan City, Kyoto
It is also a hill-climb course with an average gradient of 7%, and the observatory offers a panoramic view of the Kameoka Basin. As the name suggests, you can enjoy cycling while viewing the beautiful autumn leaves in fall.