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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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  • Note car park is. Gil is to ride on the bus from the tourist office. It is honestly less parking space. So go there by bus, stop at the tourist office is kinda far, but Gil is. And although tourism also so I have written. When you go to the mine and bicycle rental. You should always assisted it. It is similar to walk without honest assistance said. It is a gradient in it. Yes, was fun either, but it might be important is to. It is impossible to do. Or it might give up and walked. While mine is kinda exciting. Later on the streets in minilyuu so. w
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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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  • Expect to spend at least an hour here at the mines. They have very little English information, but it's still an interesting place to visit and learn about Japanese silver mining.
  • 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.
  • Not as interesting as mines in other countries.
  • World heritage in Japan