Find Besshi Copper Mine!

Another child copper mine was discovered in 1690, produced 700,000 tons in about 280 years by 1973 which carried out the closed mountain from the next year, and contributed to trade and modernization of Japan. The Sumitomo family managed this mine consistently, and it continued developing by starting associated business, and became a huge zaibatsu with which Sumitomo represents Japan. The tunnel of a mine is 700 km in full length, moreover, the deepest part attains to 1,000 meters of minus above sea level, A school, a theater, a Japanese garden, a hospital, etc are made for a family, and the way of prosperity is imagined those days.

Ehime / Eastern Region

Ehime / Western Region