Clamber into Toi Kinzan, the second most productive gold mine in the country. Operational during the Edo period, it provided valuable material for the production of the currency of the time. Here you'll have the opportunity to walk down a 400 m (1,312 ft) long, restored mining tunnel, furnished with animatronic dioramas demonstrating the working processes employed deep in the rock. Most of the information is in Japanese, but there are simple written English explanations describing the tools and techniques used. Across from the mine, you'll find a museum with further models and information, as well as the novel opportunity to spend half an hour panning for gold, with the chance to take home whatever bounty you find during this time. The museum also displays the world's heaviest gold bar, which weighs in at an incredible 250 kg (551 lbs). To visit Toi Kinzan on your trip to Izu, use our Izu sightseeing tool .
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巨大金塊、金箔が振りかけられたソフトクリームなど金に関して楽しめます。 特に、砂の中に埋まった金を探し当てる砂金掘りは、宝探し感覚で楽しめます。 more »You can enjoy gold, such as a huge gold bullion and soft ice cream sprinkled with gold leaf. In particular, the gold digging to find the gold buried in the sand can be enjoyed in the sense of treasure hunting.
砂金の当時の採掘の様子の展示や自分で砂金取りの体験もあります。金の延べ棒を触ることができます。 お土産物も金にかけた物がたくさんあります。 more »There is also an exhibition of the state of mining at the time of the gold and the experience of taking the gold by oneself. You can touch the gold bar. There are a lot of souvenirs and things that I put on money.
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