#297: Mikimoto Pearl Island (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#297: Mikimoto Pearl Island (category: island)

Mikimoto Pearl Island

Mikimoto Pearl Island is an island in Toba Bay, a part of Toba City, Mie Prefecture. At the same time, the island itself is a leisure facility including Pearl Museum, Pearl Plaza, Kokichi Mikimoto Memorial Hall, etc.

Kokichi Mikimoto, the founder of K. Mikimoto & Co., Ltd., succeeded in creating the cultured pearl and was called "The Pearl King". The island was the place where he repeatedly tried to culture pearls.

Mikimoto Pearl Island Japan

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