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Central Area

(Oda, Kawamoto, misato, Onan)

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The place you cannot miss in Central area is the World Heritage Site, Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine which was flourished in the 17th century. There are still few mine shafts left which you can actually walk in. In this area, it is better to study how the place played an important role in worldwide trading at that time first at the Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Centre. Then, join the guided tour to a remaining mine shaft, and walk around the mining town. Devote yourself to feel how the life there was by taking a walk around the shaft and the town.

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