Ashio Mine

Ashio Mine (足尾銅山) is the most famous abandoned mine in Japan. The area is huge and contains many little towns, in which you can spend easily a few weeks if you want to visit everything. Some buildings and houses are abandoned, some others not yet, but the industry doubtlessly is.

FACTS

  • 1600-1973
  • Nippon No Haikyo #46

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