Ise-Shima National Park

Ministry of the Environment Yokoyama Visitor Center

All you need to know about Ise-Shima National Park

The Yokoyama Visitor Center is located at the eastern foot of the mountain from which it takes its name, Mount Yokoyama. Stop by to learn more about the nature and the unique culture of Ise-Shima National Park. You can find out about the history of Ama (female divers) and what makes Ise Jingu so special.

A 30-minute climb from the visitor center is Yokoyama Observatory. The observatory provides excellent views of the rugged Ago Bay coastline, the many islands in the bay, and the oyster rafts used to cultivate pearls. The center is closed on Tuesdays, or on the day after if that day falls on a national holiday.

visitor center  
Open 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed Tuesdays, or on the day after if Tuesday falls on a national holiday
Cost Free of charge
Foreign Languages Some of the exhibits (in English, Korean and Chinese)
Address Ugata 875-24, Ago Town, Shima City, Mie Prefecture
Phone (+81) 0599-44-0567
Wi-Fi Available

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