Taio Kinzan

Taio Gold Mine


Useful Information

Location: Mt. Taio Kinzam, Nakatsue, near Hita, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu Island.
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Classification: ExplainGold Mine
Light: electric.
Dimension: T=15°C.
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Address: Taio Kinzan, 3750-banchi, Ooaza Gose, Nakatsue-mura, Hita-gun, Tel: +81-973-56-5316, Fax: +81-,
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History

1983 underground museum opened to the public.

Description

The Taio Kinzan, formerly the biggest gold mine Asia, was converted into an underground mining museum. The museum has a gold mine model which explains gold mining and processing.