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Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine, Japan

About Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine:- Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine is an underground silver mine in Oda City. The Shimane Prefecture which is found on the main island of Japan makes the silvdr mining in Japanese History. With the active status for almost 400 years the discovery in 1526 to the closing in 1923. The mines along with mining structures and the surrounding natural landscape makes it a place worth of visit. The year 2007 was when it got the status of UNESCO World Heritage Site and the mine was discovered and developed by Kamiya Jutei a Japanese merchant in the year 1526 along with the silver mine playing a pivotal role in East Asian Trade where silver was a major currency.

How can reach:- Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine is located in Shimane Prefecture, east southern of the Japan country. Its nearest city is Oda. It is just 834.2 distance from Tokyo capital city.

Nima is the nearest railway station where tourists can get trins to other cities which is just 8.7 KM far from Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine.

"Izumo Airport" is exact 67.3 KM distance from Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine where tourists can get domestic flights easily.

Visit Timings (Open Hours):- Ryugenji Mabu Mine Shaft (Mine Tunnel)

9.00 am to 5.00 pm : September to March

Tickets Price (Entrance Fee):- Ryugenji Mabu Mine Shaft (Mine Tunnel)

General

¥ 410.0 : An individual

elementary or junior high school students

¥ 200.0 : An individual

Contact Number (Phone):- +81 854-89-0183

Closing Year:- 1923

UNESCO World Heritage site:- from 2007

Address:- Ginzan Omoricho, Oda-shi, Shimane-ken 694-0305, Japan.

Location:- Oda-shi City, Japan (South Eastern).

Tourist Attractions:- Okubo Mabu Mine Shaft, Okubo Mabu Mine Shaft, Gohyaku-Rakan - Temple, Old Court House, Matsue Castle, Oki Islands.

Things to Do:- Visit Nima Sand Museum - Glass Pyramid, Kotogahama sknging sands - Beach, Water sports on Oki Islands (swimming, fishing, marine sports) .

Website:- https://ginzan.city.ohda.lg.jp


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Nearest Accommodations:-

Luxury Hotels:- Yuzriha Hotel (+81 854-89-0430), Sahimeno Hotel (+81 854-83-3001), Sanbesou Hotel (+81 854-83-2011).

Affordable Hotels:- Kiunsoh Hotel (+81 855-65-2008), Plaza Sanbe Hotel (+81 854-82-2200), Ginzan Wm (+81 854-83-2833), Kumagai Ryokan Hotel (+81 854-83-2101).

Distances from Iwami Ginzan:-

Tokyo City : 834.2 KM

Yokohama City : 802.2 KM

Osaka City : 361.1 KM

Nagoya City : 512.0 KM

Sapporo City : 1,794.4 KM

Kyoto City : 389.4 KM

Fukuoka City : 323.5 KM

Nearest Major Airport:- "Izumo Airport" is a domestic airport of the Japan where tourists can get flights to other cities of the Japan which is exact 67.3 KM distance from Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine.

Nearest Railway Station:- Nima - San'in Main Line (8.7 KM distance). Tourists can get here express trains to other cities of the Japan cournty.

Bus Services:- Buses are available from "Izumo Airport" (67.3 KM) to Oda city around tour.

Taxi Services:- Taxis are available from "Izumo Airport" (67.3 KM) to Oda city around tour.