• Kataribe
    • Izakaya
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    A local old-school izakaya with a great selection of quintessential local classics and drinks. This is the essence of Tono dining.

  • Anbe
    • Lamb Barbecue
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    A local institution, Anbe is loved by generations neighborhood regulars. Tono’s long obsession with lamb barbecue holds its roots here.

  • Tono Brewing Taproom
    • Beer Restaurant
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    Tono Brewing Taproom

    Attached to the brewery, the Taproom is the perfect gathering spot offering freshly brewed classic and seasonal beers along with locally inspired bites.

  • Beniya
    • Sushi
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    Tono’s long-time favorite neighborhood sushi restaurant, Beniya offers Zumona beer on tap along with a great sake selection.

  • Tonogohan at Kaze no Oka
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    Tonogohan at Kaze no Oka

    Located inside Kaze no Oka, Tonogohan offers an assortment of Tono beers and bites. During warm months the outdoor dining terrace is a perfect spot to enjoy a barbecue and a beer with a fantastic view.

  • Dakke
    • Fried Skewers


    Tono’s only dedicated spot for classic kushiage fried skewers. Craft beer and a range of drinks can be enjoyed with a range skewers and other local favorties.

  • Onohizume
    • Italian
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    Run by a dairy farmer-turned chef, ingredients are entirely locally sourced. Offers craft beers and a dinner course pairing (reservation required).

  • Suzune
    • Japanese
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    A small, hidden eatery offering traditional Japanese cuisine. Chef’s delicate dishes are best enjoyed with her selection of craft beer.

  • Kuishinbo Chikara
    • Izakaya
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    Kuishinbo Chikara

    Loved by locals and home to one of the most extensive and well-curated sake lists in town. Their signature oroshi-tonkatsu is a crowd favorite.

  • Tono Shokuniku Center
    • Lamb Barbecue
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    Tono Shokuniku Center

    A local lamb barbecue specialty restaurant known for its offerings of rare cuts and lamb sashimi.

  • Den
    • Izakaya
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    A homey and welcoming izakaya located right next to Tono Station with great hospitality and occasional live music.

  • Brew Note Tono
    • Cafe&Bar
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    Brew Note Tono

    Opened by a legendary hop researcher, Brew Note houses an exceptional sound system and record collection. Come for coffee, or stay for a beer. A great jazz bar not to be missed.

  • Hitsujimaru
    • Lamb Barbecue
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    A high-quality lamb barbecue joint known for its delicous home-made barbecue sauce. Locals like to end the meal with their signature chilled noodles.

  • Reverse
    • Bar


    A lively bar located close to Tono station. Open late with an array of cocktails, beer, and a friendly bartender.

  • Itoke (Bangari)
    • Soba
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    Itoke (Bangari)

    Locate in the heart of old-town Tono, Itoke’s homemade soba uses locally harvested buckwheat. A welcoming atmosphere and diverse menu makes it great for both groups and individual guests.

  • Denshoen
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    The word densho means "to pass down tradition." The Denshoen park has converted real village homesteads into a collection of museums and workshops offering traditional experiences.

  • Tono City Museum

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    Tono City Museum

    The first of its kind in Japan, the Tono City Museum is a local folklore museum highlighting the nature, lifestyle, and culture of Tono through folk art and folklore.

  • Kaze no Oka (Tono Produce & Souvenirs)
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    Kaze no Oka (Tono Produce & Souvenirs)

    If you’re on the lookout for local seasonal vegetables, traditional snacks, or an afternoon beer on the patio (with a stunning mountain view), Kaze no Oka has it all. A hub for local produce and souvenirs, this is a pit stop not to be missed.

  • Tonogo Hachimangu Shrine

    Tonogo Hachimangu Shrine

    Established in 1189, this 900-year old shrine is one of the most highly regarded in Tono. In September, several traditional festivals and performances are hosted here including yabusame, an ancient art of horseback archery.

  • Tono Folktale Museum

    Tono Folktale Museum

    Tono being home to many of Japan’s celebrated folktales, it naturally needed a museum dedicated to the tradition. In addition to an archive of artifacts, the museum also offers a small traditional theater for live storytelling performances.

  • Tono Furusato Village

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    Tono Furusato Village

    An expansive reconstruction of the mountain lifestyle during the Edo period, the Furusato Village offers a range of activities and workshops along with an escape into a vast, beautifully preserved landscape taking you back centuries.

  • Megane Bridge (Miyamori River)

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    Megane Bridge (Miyamori River)

    As if pulled straight from a classic film, this five-arch railway bridge was originally constructed back in 1915. Today, it is still in operation with a steam locomotive making its weekly passage for a nostalgic viewing experience.

  • Takamuro Suikoen

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    Takamuro Suikoen

    The Suikoen park is a vast Japanese garden complete with a public bath, restaurant, and lodging. Pefect for a refreshing afternoon walk or a relaxing overnight stay.

  • Kappa no Chaya Cafe

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    Kappa no Chaya Cafe

    Located next to a famous river where the infamous kappa -- a mischievous water-dwelling creature popular in Japanese folktales -- is said to reside, the cafe offers light bites with a hop farm in view.

  • Kamigo Produce & Goods
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    Kamigo Produce & Goods

    A perfect stop while out cycling, Kamigo is a farm-to-shop produce outlet popular among locals and visitors alike. Aside from fresh local produce and goods, the seasonal gelato is also sure to please.

  • Fukusenji Temple

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    Fukusenji Temple

    Home to one of the largest wood-carved Buddhist statues in Japan. Cherry blossoms and azaleas blossom beautifully in the spring, while the changing leaves in the autumn are equally breathtaking.

  • Unedori Shrine

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    Unedori Shrine

    Well-known amongst couples, the Unedori Shrine is widely recognized to be the shrine of romance and partnership. The red cloth is tied to signify longevity in a couple’s relationship.


Explore local sights and cycle the valley with a scenic mountain backdrop.

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Bike Rental Prices

Rental Time Standard Bike Electric Bike

Less than 4 hours



More than 4 hours

*Return by 17:00 on day of rental



*Bike rentals are available between April-November

For multiple-day rentals, please contact Tabinokura Tourist Information Center.

Special Discounts
For guests staying in Tono, please show the discount ticket with the name and stamp of your lodging accomodation.
  • Standard Bike

    Standard Bike

  • Electric Bike

    Electric Bike

  • Electric Mountain Bike

    Electric Mountain Bike

Tabinokura Tourist Information Center

Bike Rentals
(Located in front of Tono Station)

Tabinokura Tourist Information Center

Located right in front of Tono Station, this multi-purpose facility offers sightseeing information, souvenirs, bike rentals, lockers, public showers, and a rest space.


Contact us below for information about tours, programs, media inquiries, or to simply learn more about getting involved in Japan’s hop country. We look forward to hearing from you.