After becoming a government-run mine directly under the control of the Meiji government in 1868, Ikuno became the first modern mine in Japan adopting the latest technologies. Designated as the terminus of Gin no Bashamichi, this area still has various historical locations related to the modernization of Japan scattered throughout, including smelting plants built in the Meiji Era and still used today.
Cultural Property Data：
|Spot Name||Ikuno Silver Mine Related Ruins (Cultural landscape of Ikuno Silver Mine and townscape)|
|Designation||Important Japanese cultural landscape|