Iwami Ginzan Travel Guide

The contents of this area

Sightseeing Guide:

Iwami Ginzan is located in the center of Shimane Prefecture. It is registered as the UNESCO World Heritage Site as "Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape." Iwami Ginzan is the Silver Mine that has a long history and many ruins of the mines still remain in good condition. It will explain how the life and culture of Silver Mine in the Samurai period.

Access to Iwami Ginzan

By Car

Use Chugoku Expressway to Yonago. Drive route 9 to Ota city. Change to Route 31.

By Train

Use Shinkansen to Hiroshima Station. Use a local bus to Iwami Ginzan


Area Distribution : Shimane