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Besshi Copper Mine, Niihama

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The Besshi copper mine was a rich source of copper in Niihama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. The deposits were discovered in 1690, and copper mining began in the following year. From then until the closing of the mine in 1973, Besshi produced about 700,000 tons of copper, and contributed to Japan's trade and modernization. The Sumitomo family managed the mine, which helped build the Sumitomo zaibatsu. The Dōzan River was named after the copper mine.The Minetopia Besshi theme park uses some of the mine's facilities.
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  • Roads are a little small, note 10 minutes car drive. Dongping (tounaru) area and is called in, and cottage at the entrance to aim across the ashio copper mine, as it is used. Old copper can Shinobu old Billboard with a description and. The self-proclaimed "Machu Picchu of the Orient" and is particularly cloudy day in the fantastic scenery. Besshi copper mine over to a lot of sites.
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  •  Her husband formally. As seems to be great "Oriental Machu Picchu". Do you destination it, so why go? Book tour lightly because (real Machu Picchu is too far to go), and then use the holiday leave. Guide filled with locals love about Shinto, limited time with too much tennko盛ri. Without any preliminary knowledge tourism felt that reflect very eager. Donated to the conglomerates Sumitomo feats and those of industrial heritage tourism of niihama, passion-Lee! When I look back from the home, was unfortunately very eager. Come again more slowly, the 280-year-old wanted to soak in.
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  • Through the municipal personal and Dongping roads are pretty slim. During fog or weather is dangerous because of rock fall on the higher elevations. If Al-Qaida is a guided tourist bus is recommended. Spots that go in, allowed to tour, but never overlook will tell you politely. (From the scenery from snow-capped peaks is very good!, do not watch if you go by car you can afford!) Also talked about the situation at that time as time goes by because the description of that time watching photos if you can. Guides you may have felt the "Oriental Machu Picchu" the grandiose if you go alone, sent from I feel came into view the value of the other child copper mine by giving the "look". I cannot see another child copper mine all in a short period of time, approximately 2 hours on another day, until another child copper mine birthplace to try walking.
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  • Because the hotel is so clean and see about 20 minutes or less. But had passed an hour if I was looking over photos of historical materials and at that time, technology and. 14 car parking. I'd stop is free so if you have time.
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  • I saw the history of Sumitomo from copper mines began.
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  • Was more than I expected to enjoy. After a stroll and there are regular buses to Dongping may spring play day spot.
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