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Domo arigato.
  • Toba City Map

  • Toba City

  • Toba Bay Sakatecho

  • Toba Mikimoto Pearl Island

  • Toba Port Isewan Ferry

  • Toba Aquarium

  • Toba Aquarium

  • Toba Aquarium

  • Toba Aquarium

  • Toba Joan-ji Temple

  • Toba Ocean View

  • Toba City Park

  • Toba City Park

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Facts & Figures

Toba city has a population of 20,557 and covers an total area of 108.03 square kilometres. This beautiful coastal port city is the perfect starting point to explore the Ise-Shima National Park. Toba is famous for its Mikimoto pearls (cultured pearls).


In 1954 after a merge of 5 villages the modern city Toba was founded.

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Toba city is located at the Shima Peninsula in the southern part of Mie Prefecture.

How to get to Toba?

  • from Tokyo to Nagoya to Shima Peninsula
  • 100min from Tokyo to Nagoya by JR Tokaido Shinkansen
  • 80min from Nagoya to Ise by Kintetsu limited express train
  • 15min from Ise to Toba by Kintetsu train or Japan Railway

Sightseeing spots


Mikimoto Pearl Island - visit the Pearl Museum, Pearl Plaza and the Mikimoto Kokichi (inventor of cultivating pearls) Memorial Hall

Toba Aquarium - one of the largest aquaria in Japan

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)


Toba Haru Matsuri Festival (beginning of April)
Celebrating the start of spring at the Oyamazumi Jinja Shrine and Kata Jinja Shrine.


Toba Minato Matsuri Festival (4th Friday)
Great fireworks over the Gulf from Toba are worth a visit.