A mining themed park which utilizes the ruins of the last headquarters of the Besshi Copper Mine, where the whole family can enjoy a day out. At Hadeba, Japan's first-ever mining railroad has been restored for visitors to ride on and they can also enjoy a gold-panning experience. The main Minetopia building houses an indoor play facility 'Akagane Kids Park', and the hotspring 'Besshi Onsen Tenku no Yu' featuring ganban-yoku hot stone saunas. There are many other industrial heritage sites of the Besshi Copper Mine such as the No. 4 Main Tunnel and the former Hadeba Hydroelectric Power Plant.
|Name||Minetopia Besshi Hadeba Zone|
|Address||707-3 Tatsukawa, Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture 792-0846|
|Opening hours||Sightseeing : 9:00AM~6:00PM (may vary seasonally), Kids Indoor Play Facility : 10:00AM~6:00PM Hot Spring : 10:00AM~10:00PM (last admission 9:00PM)|
|Holidays||Open year-round (may be closed some days in February)|
|Fees||Mine Sightseeing : Adults ￥1200 Students (18yrs and below)￥800 pre-schoolers over 3 yrs ￥600 Gold-Panning Experience : 13 yrs and above ￥600 12 yrs and below ￥500 Hot Spring (excl. Stone Sauna): Adults \500 Children (under 12yrs) ￥300 Pree-schoolers over 3 yrs ￥200 additional ￥600 for Stone Sauna Kids Indoor Play Facility : Children (0~12 yrs)￥500 /2hrs 13yrs and above ￥300|
|Parking||400 parking spaces (5 priority parking spaces)|