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Akiyoshi Limestone Cave

Shuhocho Akiyoshi Takinokuchi | Kurotani Entrance, Mine 754-0511, Yamaguchi Prefecture
+81 837-62-0018
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Rare experience for Japan

Highly recommended. You rarely have visits of caves in Japan, and the transport here is quite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ugin38
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Hong Kong, China
Great experience!

I stayed in Hofu city and planned for a day trip to the Akiyoshido Cave and Akiyoshidai Plateau... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Muka_85
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Singapore, Singapore
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Shuhocho Akiyoshi Takinokuchi | Kurotani Entrance, Mine 754-0511, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended. You rarely have visits of caves in Japan, and the transport here is quite convenient with different buses running from Yamaguchi, Shimonoseki, Shin-Yamaguchi, Hagi, etc. The inside is stunning and adequate lighting is provided to explore the greatness of the water art by...More

Thank ugin38
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Hofu city and planned for a day trip to the Akiyoshido Cave and Akiyoshidai Plateau. It's easy to plan for transport as there are connecting buses from Hofu to Yamaguchi (about 50 mins), followed by a bus from Yamaguchi to the Akiyishido...More

Thank Muka_85
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We stayed overnight in Yamaguchi so we could take the bus in the morning. For the bus to/from Yamaguchi station you can use your JR pass. To Shin-Yamaguchi you have to pay. It's a bit out of the way (about 30 minutes by shinkansen from...More

Thank Kris S
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable experience. Our 6 year old loved it! A bit off the beaten track, but well worth the detour.

Thank Carmel S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A bit off the beaten track, but very interesting. Path has good lighting, multi-lingual information stops. Our 6 year old was very engaged and interested.

Thank Carmel S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This cave was absolutely beautiful. I am not much of a nature lover but this was truly spectacular! It was easy to get to from Shin-Yamaguchi Station, just catch the bus from bus stop 2 and it takes about 45 minutes to get there. You...More

Thank Chloe L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This probably was a spectacular place but any semblance of natural has been erased. Too many notes, light overloud info stations...

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

I was traveling with my autistic teen. we've visited different limestone cave in different places in Japan but this cave is so amazing !! so huge . so beautiful. back & forth it's just an hour walk but if you want to take a nice...More

Thank Adventures_in_Autism
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This cave is different to other caves I have seen before: It is a long big cave with a river. The room is huge. The last part is smaller and more like other limestone caves. You walk by yourself, at different locations you can listen...More

Thank Sven328
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I did not expect there was such a large cavity in the cave. And, it was just extraordinarily huge. I took more than an hour to walk through the cave and take photos. It was like a walk to the ancient earth. Very impressive and...More

Thank hugomember
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