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Akiyoshido Cave (Yamaguchi)

Yamaguchi Prefecture

The Orient’s largest limestone cavern boasting naturally created art and mystery

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Located under the Akiyoshidai Plateau Quasi-National Park on the large karst plateau representative of Japan, the Akiyoshido Cave is a limestone cave that can be traced back to 300 million years ago. The cave stretches out about 10 km long with ceilings that can reach up to 80 m high. The tourist route, covering approximately 1 km of the cavern, remains a comfortable 17°C throughout the year.

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Basic information

Address
3506-2 Akiyoshi, Shuho Town, Mine City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Access
45 min by bus from JR Shin-Yamaguchi Sta. to “Akiyoshido Cave”
Business Hours
8:30am – 4:30pm
Closed
No closing days
Admission
General admission 1,200 yen (high school and older); students 950 yen (junior high), 600 yen (elementary)
Tel.
0837-62-0018
Website
http://english.karusuto.com/html/tourism/akiyoshido.html(English)

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