Bantan Throughway — Gin no Bashamichi and Koseki no Michi Japan Heritage Site 73 Kilometers of Historic Ruts in Japan, a Resource-Rich Country

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Former “Ikuno Kozanryo Bashmichi” (the Ikuno Silver Mine Horse-Drawn Carriage Road)

List

Completed in 1876, the 49 km road was the first dedicated industrial road in Japan and offered a direct route between Ikuno and Himeji. The road is more commonly known as “Gin no Bashamichi”.

Cultural Property Data:

Spot Name Former “Ikuno Kozanryo Bashmichi” (the Ikuno Silver Mine Horse-Drawn Carriage Road)
Designation Undesignated
Address

Asago City, Kamikawa Town, Ichikawa Town, Fukusaki Town, Himeji City

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