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Mikobata Mineral Processing Plant Cherry Blossom Festival
(神子畑選鉱場 桜まつり)

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Mikobata was reclaimed as mine in around 800. Ores from Akenobe Mine, 6km away across mountains, was separated to zinc, copper and tin using specific gravity and buoyancy. Mikobata boasted largest production in the Orient at the time.

Famous 'Asago Nabe (Japanese hotpot dish)' made with local grown ingredients will be served at the festival. Also Ichien-densha, a train used to connect Akenobe to Mikobata until 1987, will be operated for children.

Events Information

  • Tajima


1826-1 Sanou, Asago-shi, Hyogo

Contact Information

Reference Name

Asago City Office Asago Branch




Asago City (External link)


By Car

  • From Meishin Expressway IC go through Suita JCT to Chugoku Expressway. From Fukusaki IC drive to Bantan Renraku Road.
    From Asago IC drive to west, the dirction of Ichinomiya-cho, Shiso City, on Route 429.

By Train

  • From JR Himeji Station transit to Bantan Line and get off at Niii Station. Approximately 10 minitues by taxi from Niii Station
    taxi for ten minutes

Events Information

Events Information

The middle of April

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