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Kitaakita City Ani Culture and History Museum北秋田市阿仁郷土文化保存伝承館


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A museum that opened in 1986 to teach the world about the history of Ani, a town that prospered due to mining. In addition to the copper pyrite excavated from Ani Mine there are also examples of iron pyrite, galena, and quartz drawn from the mine. Also on display are tools used in the mine, illustrations of what it was like to work in the mine during the Edo period (in picture scrolls), special Ani Namisen coins that could only be used in the mine, a survey report of the mine conducted by German engineer Mezger, a details of the miner mutual support system (buddy system).


Akita Kita-akita-shi Ani Ginzan Shimoshinmachi 41-22 (Shirakami / OgaArea)

phone 0186823658

9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)

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Reviewed:2018/06/14 I didn’t know till this visit that Aniai was once one of the largest copper and precious minerals mines in Japan
I didn’t know till this visit that Aniai was once one of the largest copper and precious minerals mines in Japan. All I knew was that Akita had a lot of mines and many refineries but that the ore has...
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Akita Kita-akita-shi Ani Ginzan Shimoshinmachi 41-22 [ map ]
Shirakami / OgaArea
9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
Monday(The day following if it falls on a public holiday), New Year's Holiday(12/29-1/3)
[Admission fee] 400yen (common with Ijinkan)
Parking Lot
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          Akita Areas


          Famed for its sake and samurai, Akita prefecture offers quintessential Japanese culture in a non-touristy setting. Alongside the celebrated rice paddies and historical sites of the region lies dramatic natural scenery in the form of the rugged coastline of the Oga Peninsula and the Dakigaeri Gorge, best visited in autumn, when the leaves begin to change color.

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