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Ashio-Dozan Copper Mine

Travel Guide - Ashio-Dozan Copper Mine

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Ashio-Dozan Copper Mine was opened by the Tokugawa Shogunate during the Edo Period (1603 - 1868). The mine and its surroundings were once prosperous as “the mining capital of Japan”, producing 40 percent of the country's copper, which was the highest amount in the East, at its peak. Ashio-Dozan was closed down in 1973 after over 400 years of its operation. Today, the mine is restored as a tourist spot and visitors can go into the country’s largest mine exhibit by tram.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 16:30

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 800 yen (General, Adult)
  • 500 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from Tsudo Station on the Watarase Keikoku Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 9-2, Ashiomachi Tsudo, Nikko-shi, Tochigi, 321-1514

TweetsTweets

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🌸 Kazuko 和子 🌸 @iheart30stm - 2019-06-17
RT @TheRealJapan1: The Burn - The Watarase Wetlands of Tochigi in Japan is an expanse of wilderness covering approximately 3,300 hectares (…
Daryl-Rhys Taylor @DarylRhysT - 2019-06-17
RT @TheRealJapan1: The Burn - The Watarase Wetlands of Tochigi in Japan is an expanse of wilderness covering approximately 3,300 hectares (…
The Real Japan @TheRealJapan1 - 2019-06-17
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