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Iwami Ginzan and its Cultural Landscape

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19. January. 2018

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Some 100 kilometers directly north of Hiroshima lies Iwami Ginzan, an area once home to Japan’s biggest silver mine. With the old silver mine leaving behind more history than visitable attractions, the main draw to this rural pocket of central Shimane Prefecture is the abundant nature and charming streets of Omori town which were kept intact in spite of the importance placed on the silver mine.

Iwami Ginzan and its Cultural Landscape

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