Mikimoto Pearl Island

Travel Guide - Mikimoto Pearl Island

Information

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 Hours

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

Closed

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

Access / Public Transport

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

Address / Location

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