Minetopia Besshi Tonaru Zone

Located in the mountains 750 meters above sea level, Tonaru a lively mining town was home to the Besshi Copper Mine Headquarters from 1916 to 1930. In Tonaru, many relics of Japan’s industrial heritage such as ruins of the copper ore storage plant and an inclined shaft, etc. still remain. This zone houses the Tonaru Historical Archives Center, the Mine Workshop and a flower garden. It is the trailhead to the Douzan-Goe Pass and Mt. Nishi-Akaishi-Yama. A guided tour by microbus runs here from the Hadeba Zone. (reservation and fee required)

Tonaru - The Machu Picchu of the East
Name Minetopia Besshi Tonaru Zone
Address 654-3 Tatsukawa-cho, Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture 792-0846
Tel 0897-43-1801
Opening hours 10:00AM~5:00PM
Holidays CLOSED: Mondays (Tuesdays following a public holiday), Dec. through to Feb.
Fees free admission
Parking 71 parking spaces (3 priority parking spaces)
Website http://besshi.com/

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