Iwami Ginzan

Sightseeing information about Iwami Ginzan in Japan.


World Heritage: Iwami Ginzan4.7

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Iwami Ginzan is a historic silver mine, which rose to prominence during the war states periods in the 16th century and the early Edo period in the 17th century. This is the only industry-based UNESCO World Heritage Site in Asia, and you can visit mine shafts, museums, historical residences, and neighboring shrines and temples.

The area has atmospheric street scenes in the wooded hillsides, evoking the long history, and it feels like time goes by very slowly. The main streets and a walking path makes up a 5km loop. Prepare proper walking shoes and outfits.

Purposeelderly,world heritage,family,mysterious lands of Japan,sightseeing
Airport/Sta.Hiroshima Airport (about 86.5km) Google Transit

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4.0a year ago

The park itself is small, with a small open rest hut as the only thing to note.

It's basically at the starting point of the tourist (walking, cycling) autobahn towards Ryūgenji shaft.

Close by is the tourist information (which is unfriendly and not really helpful) and the guide association.

4.0in the last week

レンタサイクルでさくさくか、ガイド依頼でじっくりか、現地入りするまでに、と言うより旅行計画立てた時点で、仲間内で決めておいた方が良いと思う。ただの山間の集落では無い。知れば知るほどの「産業」と「自然」の遺産である。マイカー利用の方は世界遺産センターをナビに。そこからバスでは入る方がお薦め。

5.02 weeks ago

很好接觸大自然的地方。

2.06 months ago

石見銀山の真ん中にある駐車場があります。少し下流に戻るとレンタサイクルがあるので、借りた方が良い。

4.07 months ago

世界遺産になる前から、かなりのバス、観光客多かった。間歩へ行ったら、ツァーでは終わり。もったいないです。下駄のは、ごま豆腐美味しいです。

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Since I lived in Matsue City in the Shimane Pref., I know this spot well. Moreover, there are many other tourist spots in the Shimane Pref., such as Izumo Shrine, Lake Shinji, Oki island. Please visit there.

Since I lived in Matsue City in the Shimane Pref., I know this spot well.
Moreover, there are many other tourist spots in the Shimane Pref., such as Izumo Shrine, Lake Shinji, Oki island. Please visit there.

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