Mikimoto Pearl Island

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Mikimoto Pearl Island
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Off Toba City’s shore sits Mikimoto Pearl Island. This Mie Prefecture attraction is the birthplace of cultured pearls and is even run by Mikimoto Pearl Museum Co., Ltd. Upon visiting the island, guests can view fascinating and beautiful pearl craft goods and exhibits, and even watch ama divers gather pearls.



1-7-1 Toba city, Mie prefecture, 517-8511, Japan (Map) (Directions)


8:30 - 17:00 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 8:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 8:30 - 17:00
Thursday 8:30 - 17:00
Friday 8:30 - 17:00
Saturday 8:30 - 17:00
Sunday 8:30 - 17:00
Holidays 8:30 - 17:00




A 5-minute walk from Toba Station.

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