Ota is the central area of Kume Island. The majority of central Kumejima is a wetland preserve or Ramsar, set aside to protect the native species found only on Kume Island.
Places to See
- Daruma Mountain Park Daruma Mountain Park is located in the central part of Kumejima, with access from the Gushikawa and Nishime Areas. During January many sakura trees bloom around the park.