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Mikimoto Pearl Island

Travel Guide - Mikimoto Pearl Island


The small island is the home of the world-famous Mikimoto Pearls and is where Kokichi Mikimoto succeeded in developing the world’s first cultured pearls in 1893. Perl Museum in the island showcases many beautiful pearl products and explains the process of making cultured pearls. Kokichi Mikimoto Memorial Hall introduces his life and achievements. Visitors can also watch Ama (female divers) who demonstrate diving for collecting pearl oysters.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 8:30 – 17:30 *varies according to the season


  • The 2nd Monday through the 3rd Friday in December

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 1,500 yen (General, Adult)
  • 750 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from Toba Station on the JR lines, Kintetsu Toba Line or Kintetsu Shima Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-7-1, Toba, Toba-shi, Mie, 517-8511


Sara Fujimura @SaraFujimura - 2021-01-13
@Mcgintytokyo used northern #Japan pearl diver life in her book THE WATER CHILD.

I went to Ise Shima (Mikimoto Pea… https://t.co/T6kbnTPxiA
SM @kaorhys1988 - 2020-12-28
Must see places in Mie Prefecture please...Ninja Village and Mikimoto Pearl Island 🥺🥺 https://t.co/EJ0ZMkxHMO
TokyoStreetView @TokyoStreetView - 2020-12-23
Ama Pearl Divers - Mikimoto Pearl Island - 海女 - Ise Shima - 4K Ultra HD https://t.co/MhMexYCzFR via @YouTube
Fashion Dreams @fashiondreambot - 2020-12-20
I wish I was wearing a five thousand dollar bikini to wear to Mikimoto Pearl Island. And it's like, burnt to a crisp.
Fashion Dreams @fashiondreambot - 2020-12-17
Fashion idea: a disco hosiery for when Rei Kawakubo goes to Mikimoto Pearl Island.
Miss International @MissInterOrg - 2020-11-13
#MissInternational is #MissColombia!!! 😂
Just some fun moments with @BiancaTirsin and @anabellacastros two years ag… https://t.co/KsDvfkPA8z
Mothra Stewart @genderdome - 2020-11-10
@OPRAHHATPARTY Babe, mikimoto pearl island was so boring, I had to sit in that chair while you shopped for six hour… https://t.co/7RaknCGrHG
Fashion Dreams @fashiondreambot - 2020-09-29
Wear this next season: a Gothic and Lolita Bible style vest to wear to Mikimoto Pearl Island. And it's impossible to find anywhere.
zakka @zakka - 2020-09-03
JAPAN TRAVEL Mie Prefecture The Mikimoto Pearl Island introducing the AMA female pearl divers https://t.co/rOssBRHRCy
I Will Visit Japan @iwillvisitjapan - 2020-08-30
VIDEO: TRAVEL JAPAN VLOG | Toba City & Mikimoto Pearl Island 鳥羽市 #6 https://t.co/QreqUIlv4y https://t.co/7VplAbeXRR
Japan Consulate Miami @JapanCons_Miami - 2020-08-28
Mikimoto Pearl Island
Here, you can explore Mie's history of pearl cultivation with a demonstration by the 'ama', f… https://t.co/vdMAgZzXUo
Fashion Dreams @fashiondreambot - 2020-08-27
Make me a digital print bra to wear to Mikimoto Pearl Island. And it's on fire.
unSettled @huntgbj - 2020-08-20
@zhuhtem @ItsAPerfectLife Yup, I know. I didn’t get that far south but did go to mikimoto’s pearl island. https://t.co/dP4KH6zOPd
Fashion Dreams @fashiondreambot - 2020-08-01
Can I please wear a 90s hair clip to wear to Mikimoto Pearl Island. And it's a thousand dollars.
History Under Your Feet @HUFToday - 2020-07-11
Mikimoto Pearl Island near Japan is named after him, and the crown used for Miss Universe winners, is made by his c… https://t.co/5qIs0TRTTp
Fashion Dreams @fashiondreambot - 2020-07-06
Think about making an Hermes harem pant for when the subjects of Grey Gardens goes to Mikimoto Pearl Island.
Fashion Dreams @fashiondreambot - 2020-06-24
Add this to your wishlist: a cosplay style Birkin for when a hot dad goes to Mikimoto Pearl Island.
Elmam | إلمام @elmamksa - 2020-06-19
Mikimoto Pearl Island . It is a small island located in Japan, known as the birthplace of cultured pearl . The new… https://t.co/1eAzfGyzQz
Aina @aainanaim - 2020-05-19
The Stamp event on ACNH brings back memories of me and my sister collecting stamps when we visited Mikimoto Pearl I… https://t.co/6Kp0bYEeoO
Boarding Soon @boardingsoon - 2020-05-07
@CharlesRittmann Yes, Mikimoto Island (Pearl Island).
Boarding Soon @boardingsoon - 2020-05-07
@Orwellian25 @QuestionmarkQQQ Lol, that's correct. Pearl Island, or Mikimoto Island in Japan.
Boarding Soon @boardingsoon - 2020-05-07
@ShabbirDegani @LinsonCurt Correct.🏆
Pearl Island, also known as Mikimoto Island in Japan.
Fashion Dreams @fashiondreambot - 2020-04-15
Make me an HBA skinny jean for when Thierry Mugler goes to Mikimoto Pearl Island.
Pizzaprinzessin @Pizzaprinzessi2 - 2020-04-01
*Ise Shima
Mikimoto Pearl Island und Meoto-iwa (verheiratete Felsen) https://t.co/8F6SMiWUmG
Mothra Stewart @genderdome - 2020-03-29
@OPRAHHATPARTY FINALLY my 18k guilloché enameled princess cut phone case with hand set pearls from mikimoto pearl i… https://t.co/WhXNR47P5l
pj @pj_at_sc - 2020-03-10
1950s Mikimoto Pearl Island Kokeshi Wood Nodder Diver Doll w/ Real Pearl Basket Vintage Japanese Signed Painting Oc… https://t.co/tk2b4034QK
Sydney Solís @RisingSolis - 2020-02-20
Pearls, A Film Poem Made After Visiting Mikimoto Pearl Island #japan #poetry #filmpoem https://t.co/RvZbBnnBoO
Fashion Dreams @fashiondreambot - 2020-02-11
New fashion alert: a fairy tale aesthetic ballgown for when Honey Boo Boo goes to Mikimoto Pearl Island.
Rung_totae @rung_totae - 2020-02-04
No filter needed
#ชอบท้องฟ้าเวลามองผ่านต้นไม้ #mikimotopearlisland
#tobacity @ Mikimoto Pearl Island https://t.co/R3COYv954c
Fashion Dreams @fashiondreambot - 2020-02-03
God called, she wants to wear an Erté style poncho for when Fortuny goes to Mikimoto Pearl Island.


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