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Historic Relic Sado Gold Mine, Sado
(4.2/5 based on 170 reviews on the web)
Journey back in time and into the earth at Historic Relic Sado Gold Mine, a museum detailing the history of the region's gold and silver mines. Displays and exhibits of life-size mannequins and animatronic puppets trace the last 400 years of the endeavors, from the Edo period (when convict-workers would dig by hand), up to the carts and rails of the Meiji period. Be sure to bring a jacket along as it can get chilly in the shafts, and come with some sturdy footwear. By using our Sado trip itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Historic Relic Sado Gold Mine and other attractions in Sado.
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  • Sado gold mine that you never learned in elementary school or junior high school. Is mine it is reaching 400 km, but published as a tourist for 300 metres out. Doll reproduces the mining landscape was quite real.
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  • Aikawa on Sado island is where the Sado gold mine in the Edo period. Now is already closed and only traces of gold ore. I feel nostalgic, but quite large in scale, so it was like in the ruins.
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  • Courses are divided in entrance, were digging pit portrait of Edo and Meiji modern digging next. Both around and better understand differences. It is a wondrous place completely different atmosphere.
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