Bringing the History of "Tonaru" to Today
The Industrial Heirtage Group of the Besshi Mines in the deep mountains of Niihama. During its golden age the area was lively and filled with people, but with the closing of the mine only traces of town were left. In recent years, the stone and brick walls of the buildings and in location in a highly elevated area have earned it the nickname "Toyo's Machupichu," and it has become a popular spot for tourists. During clear days you the 750m elevation awards you with a beautiful view of the city of Niihama and the Seto Inland Sea.
- Eastern Area of Ehime (Toyo)
- Historic Sites
|Business Hours||10:00~17:00 (March ~ November)|
|Days Closed for Business||Monday (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday) / December ~ February|
|Directions||Car / Rental Car|
|Parking||71 general parking spaces available|