Tickets & Tickets

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Open 365 days a year
April to October: 8:00-17:30
November to March: 8:30-17:00
RATES
* Child: elementary or junior high school
* Group: 20 persons or more
Course Number Adult Child Time Operation Booking
ISLAND MIRRORGE
(Dohyu Tunnel)
Individual ¥ 3,000 ¥ 2,550 30 minutes Morning departure times: every 30 minutes from 8 am
Last morning departure time: 10:30 am
Afternoon departure times: 4 pm and 4:30 pm
Guests who cannot wear the MR glasses properly, including those accompanied by a parent, may not be allowed on the tour.
Those under the age of 14 are only permitted with parental permission and supervision.
By 4 pm the day before
Edo
(Sohdayu Tunnel)
Individual ¥ 900 ¥ 450 30 minutes Last departure time: 5 pm (4:30 pm from November until March)
Every day of the year
Self-guided
Unnecessary
Group* ¥ 800 ¥ 400
Meiji
(Dohyu Tunnel)
Individual ¥ 900 ¥ 450 40 minutes Last departure time: 4:30 pm (4 pm from November until March)
Every day of the year
Self-guided
Unnecessary
Group* ¥ 800 ¥ 400
Two Tunnels(Edo&Meiji) Individual ¥ 1,400 ¥ 700      
Group ¥ 1,200 ¥ 600      
Guided
Industrial Heritage Tour
Individual ¥ 1,500 ¥ 750 70 minutes April to November
Over 10 persons
By one week before
Guided
Prospector Adventure Tour
Individual ¥ 2,400 ¥ 1,200 100 minutes April to November
Over 2, Up to 10 persons
Departs at 10:00 14:00
Junior high or older
By the day before

* ¥ 400 (child ¥ 200) will be discounted when you purchase other tickets on the same day.
* Tour guides are conducted in Japanese language only.

Course Guide

ISLAND MIRRORGE(Dohyu Tunnel)

National historic relic
National important cultural properties
National industrial heritage

ISLAND MIRRORGE(Dohyu Tunnel)

  • Island Mirrorge is a walk-through attraction which allows you to explore Dohyu Tunnel wearing Mixed Reality (MR) glasses.
  • Projection mapping and other technology have been introduced in the spaces where historical heritage points and virtual reality intersect.
  • The attraction will guide you through a dark fantasy story set in the tunnels of Sado Gold Mine.
  • For bookings, visit the official website.
  • Cooperation: Tyffon Inc., Broadcasting System of Niigata Inc., Niigata Sado Tourism Authority

National historic relic

Edo(Sohdayu Tunnel)

  • Tunnels dug by hand in early Edo era.
  • In the tunnels deep in the ground we have faithfully
    reproduced mining works which were pictured in Edo era.
Edo(Sohdayu Tunnel)
Meiji(Dohyu Tunnel)

National historic relic
National important cultural properties
National industrial heritage

Meiji(Dohyu Tunnel)

  • Many industrial properties and tunnels can be observed
    which had been used from Meiji era until the closure in 1989.

National historic relic
National important cultural properties
National industrial heritage
National important cultural landscape

Guided Industrial Heritage Tour
(World Heritage candidate)

  • Take the bus tour with our guide around the historic sites of
    mining tunnels, a underground elevator, a crashing plant,
    a smelting plant and shipping port, and also enjoy walking down the historic street to the magistrate's office.
  • These facilities are the candidate of a World Herigae Site.
guided Industrial Heritage Tour(Mining facilities)

National historic relic

Guided Prospector Adventure Tour(Ogiriyama Tunnel)

You can walk through dark tunnels which were dug in early Edo era, and experience and enjoy the prospector adventure in the pitch dark tunnels with a helmet & a flashlight.

【Ogiriyama Tunnel】
It took 14 years to dig the two parallel tunnels in 1647 and to find large gold vein at last.

【Mumyoui Tunnel】
Tunnels were developped in Edo, Meiji and Showa era, and had been left untouched for many years.

Walk into the borth pitch dark tunnel with a helmet and a flashlight.

Mumyoui Tunnel
Guided Prospector Adventure Tour(Ogiriyama Tunnel)