Ashio Copper Mine

Connect With Beautiful Japanese Nature by Taking a Ride on This Sightseeing Train

At this time of the year, there are many autumn tours being offered in Japan. One undeniably awesome traditional experience you can try is riding the Watarase Valley Railway, a Japanese railway that connects Kiryu Station in Gunma and Mato Station in Tochigi. Although you can ride the train anytime, the best time is during…

Ashio Copper Mine: Brief History into the Destruction and Turmoil it Created

Over some decades ago, production by mining was considered so important that addressing the pollution problem it caused was set aside. This was the case with “Ashio Copper Mine”, once considered the best mining site in Japan in the 1600s. However, later on, it became a major site of pollution in the 1800s causing several…