Sado Gold Mine

Niigata > Niigata

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??

Address:
1305, Shimoaikawa, Sado-shi, Niigata, 952-1501, Japan
Telephone:
0259-74-2389
Web Site:
http://www.sado-kinzan.com/en/
Access:

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.

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