Ama (professional female diver) hut, in Toba

by Hiromi - TripleLights travel specialist

Toba-city is now getting more and more popular among foreign visitors, because "Ama” experience is so attractive.

You can view female divers’ activities in the seaside, and also enjoy sea food such as abalone, spiny lobsters, shellfish etc.

Additionally some of “Ama” huts, called, "amagoya" provide special services. We can put on an Ama costume and talk with real Ama divers. You will feel as if you actually became an Ama!

Ama (professional female diver) hut, in Toba

Reiko is one of the most famous professional ama divers, living in Oosatsua. Oosatsu is a seaside village located in Toba-city, and is characterized by distinctive life stye based on fishery and deep worship for the sea deities. In an ama hut, visitors can talk with real ama divers.  

 

Ama (professional female diver) hut, in TobaPowerful lucky charm of 'Ama'

his is a a lucky charm of 'Ama diver Reiko.' 

She was born in 1931, and still has been performing her skillful diving and hunting. It is said this charm gives us a big power! 

 

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03 Jun 2014

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