The historic community of houses that has survived since the Edo Era
A gigantic industrial heritage site which was once the largest ore beneficiation plant in East Asia
Tour an inlet by tarai bune (tub boat). Enjoy your time on the gentle sea current
A giant peak that soars high into the sky from ocean surface. See this dynamic scene only found on Sado!
An ancient temple surrounded by a cedar forest with an impressive and beautiful five-story pagoda that took two generations of temple carpenters to co...
This ancient temple on a lush green mountain built to resemble Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto was established in the Heian Era
An island which was a former penal colony where you can fully enjoy traditional culture together with Mother Nature
The remains of a once-flourishing gold mine which boasted Japan’s highest ore output, discovered during the Edo Era
A gallery amassing the elegant pottery of Sekisui Ito, a Living National Treasure
Try panning for gold as you learn all about it by the historic Sado Gold Mine
Try a 90-minute sea kayaking course that takes you into the rough waves of the Sea of Japan!
The transportation system linking Sado Island and the mainland. Enjoy a pleasant marine trip while viewing the ocean
Enjoy a cruise viewing scenery interweaving sheer cliffs and a complex bay
A wide swath of terraced rice paddies cultivated on a slope through natural agricultural methods
A novel experience! The history of Sado is told through robots in the costumes of old
The sight of recreated mine workers from 400 years ago
The precious toki, or crested ibis, that had once disappeared from the skies of Japan, have returned
As soon as you hear it, your heart will throb, as soon as you beat it, your heart will sing! The attraction of taiko drumming linked to the heart!
Get to know Mumyoi-yaki through a DIY workshop and find out about the subtlety and beauty of clay.
The two large rocks that burst from the sea form an ever-changing secluded beach depending on the season and weather
Head for the brewery for high-grade sake. Sample famous first-class sake from Sado
A course touring the history of a modern mine where you can get a sense of its huge scale and dramatic evolution
There are 30 kinds of Buddhist experiences. This is a temple filled with entertainment!
Fresh seafood cuisine at the northernmost tip of Sado Island featuring local ingredients specially selected by shopkeepers.
A mystical cedar forest which has existed for about 300 years with huge trees uniquely shaped through the actions of strong winds and snow
As mysterious Noh performances float amid the fire illuminating the darkness, the true charm of outdoor Noh is experienced with all five senses
A spiritual spot where Japan’s largest jizo statue prays for the happiness of the people
Marvel at the spectacular display of the completely reproduced Edo Era cargo ship with a total length of 24m!
An ancient serene temple whose appearance within a valley surrounded by small mountains has been extolled as being like a lotus blossom
A superb dish with deep-fried yellowtail covered in a special ago-dashi soy sauce topped on Sado rice
The distinguished pottery known as Mumyoi-yaki created by Sekisui Ito, the master potter of his times made into a Living National Treasure
Mumyoi-yaki created from the clay unearthed in the Sado Gold Mine with its beautifully vivid reddish-brown color
An activity-filled island bringing together nature and art in harmony.
Tons of sashimi piled on! Fresh fish on rice able to be savored thanks to Sado
Enjoy a dynamic whole abalone fresh from the grill!
Gakkogura is a premium sake with a woody aroma that was created on the grounds of a former “…school with Japan’s best sunset”