Go, World Heritage Site! Walk Through a Gold-Mining Town

Come experience the intriguing Sado gold mines! A rare opportunity that is not usually available to regular tourists, this casual stroll through the Sado mines will make you feel like a local!

Date & Time

Aug. 19 (Sat) 9:45~12:00


Adult 2,500 yen, elementary school age and under 1,500 yen (transportation is not included; light mea; is included)


3 people


20 people

Meeting location

Sado Tourism Association Aikawa Tourist Information Centre (next to the City Hall Aikawa Branch bus stop)
Getting to the site from the meeting location
Aikawa Tourism Circle Bus “Kinzan Gururin”


9:45 Meet and register at Sado Tourism Association Aikawa Tourist Information Centre
10:00 Travel via Tourism Circle Bus “Kinzan Gururin”
10:10 Begin stroll
11:45 End stroll
12:00 Respond to survey at Sado Tourism Association Aikawa Tourist Information Centre, dismissal
The program will take 2 hours.

Transportation from Ogi

<Getting there>

8:00        Board the local bus (on the Ogi line) at Marine Plaza Ogi bus stop

9:05        Disembark at Sawada Bus Centre

9:23        Transfer to main line bus, depart Sawada Bus Centre

9:43        Disembark at Sado City Hall Aikawa Branch

<Getting back>

12:15      Board EC Express Bus at Sado City Hall Aikawa Branch 13:25       Disembark Marine Plaza Ogi

Sites visited

Facilities related to the Sado gold and silver mines, Kyomachi Dori arcade, Kiatazawa Flotation Plant, etc.

Tour conductor

None. Tour will be led by on-site staff.

In cooperation with

Sado Gold and Silver Mines Guide

What to bring (required)

Comfortable walking shoes, adjustable layers of clothing for varying temperatures, rain gear in the case of rain, drink


This program will be carried out in the case of rain.

Ticket orders

Tickets will go on sale on June 16 (Fri) beginning at 9:30. For details, click here.