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Iwami-Ginzan Silver Mine World Heritage Center

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Address: 1597-3 Omoricho, Oda 694-0305 , Shimane Prefecture
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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 18, 2013
Andy L
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Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 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 informed about everything important referring to history, past and future of the mines. I was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 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 in English, so I recommend coming here before heading for the Mine Tunnel!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 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 and importance of the mines. One may also learn about the work environment and struggles... More 

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