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Ashio Mine

Ashio Mine is probably the most (in)famous copper 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.

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