World Heritage / Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape

Criteria: (ii) (iii) (v) | Date of Inscription: 2007 | Location: Shimane Prefecture | Justification for Inscription

UNESCO

Things to see

Futarasan Shrine

Yunotsu-Okidomari
Yunotsu-Okidomarido
The transport routes for silver, silver-ore and supplies, connect Iwami-Ginzan with the two ports.
Iwami Ginzan Kaido Tomogaurado
This approximately 7km road, was used when silver and silver ore was shipped from Tomogaura Port.
Iwami Ginzan Kaido Yunotsu-Okidomarido
Approximately 12km long, this road connects to Yunotsu-Okidomari. It was a port for Iwami-Ginzan and Sakunouchi.

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