Sado Gold Mine
This was an operating mine until 1989. Scenes of excavation have been recreated with robots, and you can see many historic sites and industrial ruins.
Where is it??
- 1305, Shimoaikawa, Sado-shi, Niigata, 952-1501, Japan
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From Tokyo, take the Joetsu Shinkansen to Niigata Station (2 h 10 min), and then take the bus to Niigata Port (15 min).
From Niigata Port, take the Jetfoil for Ryotsu Port（1 h）or car ferry (2 h 30 min). It is a 1h 10 min bus ride from Ryotsu Port.