Great Ruins of Mining
Osarizawa Mining(尾去沢鉱山) is one of the oldest metal mining in Japan. It is located in Kaduno, Akita Prefecture. It was found in 708. Then, it's been used until 1978. The entire site of this mining is about 800km long. It displays the method and life of the mining in Meiji period. This is the how people mine during the Edo period. There are many huge cracks in the cave that look like a valley in the cave.
There are parking and restroom.
Admission: 1000 yen for adult, 800 yen for high and junior school, 600 yen for under junior.
There is a group discount.
Time: 9:00 to 17:00 (Apr. 1 to Oct. 31), 9:00 to 15:30 (others)
0. at Odate Station.
1. use JR Towada-Hachimantai Shikisai Line to Kazuno Hanawa Station.