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Iwami-Ginzan Silver Mine World Heritage Center

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Must study before you walk into the mine

You should learn what you will see in the World Heritage site. Otherwise, you maybe lost or cannot... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
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Lots of information about the Iwami-Ginzan mine

The Iwami-Ginzan Silver Mine World Heritage Center provides detailed historical and scientific... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2013
Andy L
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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1597-3 Omoricho, Oda 694-0305, Shimane Prefecture
+81 854-89-0183
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is a great place to start the visit to silver mines, as it gives a good introduction and context. English signs are limited, but staff gave me an iPad with English explanations for everything shown there. It is the first stop at the area...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

You should learn what you will see in the World Heritage site. Otherwise, you maybe lost or cannot understand what you are seeing, I'm afraid. They have good info regarding the area, history, and how to enjoy that. They also offer experience to create silver...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2013

I visited the Iwami-Ginzan Silver Mine World Heritage Center before I went to a hiking trip around the area of the mines (which is really large!). I really recommend to visit this center before visiting any mines or cities in this area, because you get...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2013

The Iwami-Ginzan Silver Mine World Heritage Center provides detailed historical and scientific information about the Iwami-Ginzan mine, which gives you a more thorough understanding of the significance of the mine in Japanese history. There are Ipads and folders containing the English explanations of the exhibits...More

1  Thank Andy L
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Before embarking down the Ryugenji Mabu Mine Tunnel, stop by the Iwami-Gizan Silver Mine World Heritage Center. Here, you will gain extensive knowledge of the Mines and the brave men, women, and children working in and out of the mines. The center gives the history...More

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