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Sado Mines, Japan

About Sado Mine:- Sado Mine is remains of the once flourishing large Gold and Silver mine which is on the island of Sado in Nigata Prefecture. The mine got closed in 1989 and was working as query from 1601 till 1974. The Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu has also led the development of Japan during the Edo area. The major role in financing the Edo Government was done through Sado mine and it is financing it for last 300 years, The rich amount of Gold and Silver helped in managing the economy but after it’s closure the Sado mine remains an industrial heritage visited by many through guided tours.

How can reach:- Sado Mines are located on Sado Island in Niigata Prefecture on western coast of the Japan. It is just 410.6 KM distance from Tokyo capital city.

Its nearest port is Ryotsu (11.3 KM Far from Sado city) where ferry services are available to Niigata port (67.5 KM) which to main land of the country.

"Sado Airport" is just 10.3 KM distance from Soda city centre where tourists can get domestic flights to other cities of the Japan.

Visit Timings (Open Hours):-

8.00 am to 5.30 pm : April to October

8.30 am to 5.00 pm : November to March

Tickets Price (Entrance Fee):-

¥ 900.0 : General Adult (Above 12 Years)

¥ 450.0 : Student (elementary or junior high school)

Contact Number (Phone):- +81 259-74-2389

Japan National Treasure site:- Yes

Address:-1305 Shimoaikawa, Sado, Niigata Prefecture 952-1501, Japan.

Location:- Sado, Japan (Niigata Prefecture).

Tourist Attractions:- Sado Museum, Nogaku no Sato, Sado Gold Mine, coastline, Ono-game, windy O-Sado Skyline, Mano Goryo.

Things to Do:- Earth Celebration - festival, ski, Sado hosts, beach, mountain range, Sado traditionnal dance.

Website:- http://www.sado-kinzan.com


Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 0.2 -0.1 1.8 6.5 11.0 15.5 20.2 21.9 17.8 12.0 7.1 3.1
Average High (℃) 5.4 5.2 8.4 14.4 19.0 22.5 26.4 28.8 24.8 19.4 13.9 8.8

Nearest Accommodations:-

Luxury Hotels:- Hotel Azuma (+81 259-74-0001), Oosado Hotel (+81 259-74-3300), International Sado Kanko Hotel (+81 259-57-2141), Oyado Ito-ya (+81 259-55-2019), Sawada Ryokan Iriumi (+81 259-52-3521), Ryotsu Yamaki Hotel Niigata (+81 259-23-4141), Sadokamoko Onsen Kohanno Yado Yoshidaya (+81 259-27-2151).

Affordable Hotels:- Hotel Shikiya (+81 259-27-2127), Oyado Kagetsu Ryokan Niigata (+81 259-27-2151), Sado Grand Hotel (+81 259-27-3281), Ebina Ryokan (+81 259-27-3067), Maruya Ryokan (+81 259-27-2325), Hotel New Katsura (+81 259-27-3151), Minami Ryokan (+81 259-27-5621), Kotobuki Tsukikan (+81 259-27-7069), Love hotels Hide and seek (+81 259-63-4468), hostel Perch (+81 259-58-7311), Guest Villa on the Mei -I (+81 259-58-7077), Shikishima-Sou (+81 259-76-2640), Hotel Wancho (+81 259-74-322).

Distances from Sado city:-

Tokyo City : 410.6 KM

Yokohama City : 449.2 KM

Osaka City : 593.3 KM

Nagoya City : 455.9 KM

Sapporo City : 963.5 KM

Kyoto City : 542.7 KM

Nara City : 576.8 KM

Nearest Major Airport:- "Sado Airport" is a main airport of the Island where tourists can get domestic flights to other cities of the Japan. It is exact 10.2 KM far from Sado city.

Nearest Port:- Ryotsu (11.3 KM Far from Sado city). Tourists can get ferry services to Niigata port (67.5 KM) which to main land of the country.

Nearest Railway station:- Niigata Station - Joetsu Shinkansen, Shinetsu Main Line, Hakushin Line & Echigo Line (67.5 KM). Tourists can get her bullet and other express trains to Tokyo capital and other cities.

Taxi Services:- Taxis are available from "Sado Airport" (10.2 Km) to Sado Island tour.