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Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine Village
Mining activities were carried out in this town from the 16th to 20th century, and the remains of this can still be seen in the area. About 2.8km north and south of Ginzan, remnants of the old town, such as temples, private houses, merchant and samurai houses, and traditional inns are still present. Ruins of a castle are still around, indicating traces of a battle long ago. Ryugenji temple walk is open to the public, allowing access around the town. Visitors can also enjoy walking tours accompanied by guides.
Ryugenji Temple Walk Fees Rakanji-gohyakurakan: Adult ¥500, Child ¥300 Kumagaya houses: Adult ¥500, Child ¥100 Bukeyashiki, Kyukawashimake: Adult ¥200, Child ¥100 Iwami Ginzan Museum: Adult ¥500, Child ¥200 Shogenji Temple: Adult ¥400, Child ¥100 Townscape Exchange Center: Entrance is Free Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Center: Adult ¥300, Child ¥150
Visitors can feel the atmosphere of a mining town in the surroundings of Ginzan.
30 minutes by bus from JR Oda Station, get off at Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Center, and it is just straight ahead
1 hour by car from Gotsu Interchange via San-in Expressway
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