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Iwami-Ginzan Silver Mine, Oda

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Descend into Iwami-Ginzan Silver Mine, once the most productive silver mine in the country, and now a cultural heritage site offering an introductory glimpse into the Edo and Meiji periods. Active from 1526 to 1923, the vast underground network consists of more than 500 shafts, with many still keeping their form, including one that remains open to visitors. Set among lush, old forestland, the silver mine complex--thanks to its past economic importance--has plentiful shrines, forts, and communication outposts around it, which together form part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Using our custom trip planner, Oda attractions like Iwami-Ginzan Silver Mine can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • At the World Heritage Centre for hearing and walking to the nearest car park is full, there went by bus 200 yen one way. Bike rental is 500 yen, plus 200 yen in electric assist with recommended. There was no trouble as you stroll through the District of ohmori said, retro has been looking forward to the things. I felt totally disappointing. Beautiful fall foliage.
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  • In December, went from Izumo city by rental car. Heavy snow was falling and tunnel entrance area of approach here is Izumo city, it was sunny as mostly tend to be. Leave your car in the parking lot, I had been thinking around here had that had turned white during the. Think you cannot be afraid of tour, I gave up was clear. And recently also in a little snow on the studless is not so standard. Car rental you should select.
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  • I'm climbing towards the silver mines, is preparing for trekking and walking? And the worry is never required. From the it's a motor-assisted bicycle, slope is easy.
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  • It's a real shame that tourist stay on the Pacific coast when visiting Japan. There are so many great places along the coast of the Japanese sea. Iwami Ginzan is definitely one of them. Great place to be and experienc Japanese history, influencing he whole world at that time.
  • wow, what so beautiful the mines very very happiness in this mine you just shown this place .Journey through the creepy-cool tunnels of Japan’s largest mine in history.
  • World heritage in Japan
  • Not as interesting as mines in other countries.
  • Just know that vast land 700 stuff alone is said to have a mine, but in the lush forests in potsri tunnel entrance ginzan silver mine site is natural and integrated. Intrigued, and 10 minutes of story-telling in itself. Seem to teach that intersects the drumstick of nature amid the pitiful mine has become the bald mountains in the world, and integrated mine ignored once nature from the time. Walking in the air purified in the forest and remembered the Machu Picchu in Peru. Dim brought prosperity, but returning to the original natural now. Once again, good time for the visit.
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