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2019.7.10

Female Divers

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NHK TV drama made this area and the ladies famous.
Here, Kuji-city, Iwate, (岩手県久慈市), you can meet the female divers "Ama" as of the northern limit.
In the traditional way, they hunt the luxury seafood, as sea urchin and abalone.
Before the body getting cold, they pick up the seafood from the sea bottom quickly. It is the professional technique worth to seeing.

Place: Kosode Ama Center (小袖海女センター)
Term: July - September, 2019
Day: Weekends & Holidays 11:00 / 13:00
Weekdays are only for tour group. (Reservation required)
Fee: 500 Yen per person