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The Gold Mine

Probably the only abandoned gold mine in Japan.

This is probably the only abandoned gold mine in Japan but also a very simple haikyo : rails covered with mud, an abandoned mine cart and a tunnel that collapsed. It is nonetheless a very unique spot which I am glad I stepped into.

If you want to visit closed gold mines as a tourist, there are two famous ones : the Sado Gold Mine and the Toi Gold Mine.

HIGHLIGHTS

– Muddy
– Dangerous

FACTS

  • 14xx – 1987