MIE(Ise-Shima)

Hands-On Experience

Mikimoto Pearl Island

  • 5day PASS
  • 5day plus PASS

See Japan's famous women pearl divers, known as ama, work their pearl-diving magic in the pristine waters just off Mie Prefecture. While you're here, be sure to take a look at Pearl Island's extensive pearl museum and learn more about the man who created the first cultured pearls, Kokichi Mikimoto. Don't forget to stop by the shop on your way out—pearls make wonderful gifts, after all!

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Mikimoto Pearl Island

MIE(Ise-Shima)

Access From Kintetsu Toba Station (M78), walk approx. 5 minutes.
Address 1-7-1 Toba, Toba-shi, Mie
WEB http://www.mikimoto-pearl-museum.co.jp/eng/index.html
KINTETSU RAIL PASS Benefit
  • Admission fee, adults: 1,650 yen → 1,320 yen, ages 7 to 15: 820 yen → 660 yen