Ashio Copper Mine


Once one of Japan’s most important industrial sites, Ashio Copper Mine is now a tourist attraction. You can explore the 700-meter-long tunnel by trolley and learn more about the mine’s 400 years of history in the on-site museums.

How to get there:
50 minutes from Nikko Station or Tobu-Nikko Station on Soai Hospital-bound buses, then a short walk from Ashio Dozan Kanko Mae bus stop.

Open year-round.

Ashio Dozan Kanko Kanri Jimusho (Management Office),


Areas of Nikko