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Interesting to see this rock formation. If you are lucky, you can catch the view of the heart when... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Michael F
Singapore, Singapore
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I was in shimoda for the weekend it was something nice to do and the walk down to the cave is easy... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Jul 16, 2018
“Short stopover”
Oct 8, 2018
“Quick visit”
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Toji, Shimoda 415-0029, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

This is one of those attractions you can knock over in about fifteen minutes, if you can parking that is! The lower set of stairs takes you to the sea cave in about 20 meters, the upper set of stairs takes you to various vantage...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mobetrotter
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Interesting to see this rock formation. If you are lucky, you can catch the view of the heart when high tide

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

I was in shimoda for the weekend it was something nice to do and the walk down to the cave is easy and and the walk to see it from above was also easy you can get some nice pictures, if your in the area...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ll7798
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area this is a quick fabulous pit stop. The sea cave is great and then you can go above and hike around it to look down.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

We were surprised how nice it was to see this work of nature and it's free! Not many people during the week day in December but I'm sure that it's crowded during the summer as there are some very nice beaches next to this cave.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Glenn-P-Tokyo
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

This has some amazing views... Super awesome cave!!! Must go to for photographers.. Not too many people in September

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank YokaiTrip
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Very beautiful to explore around this area - there is currently only one bus that goes here from Shimoda station, leaves at 10:30 ish and returns around 1430 ish, but you can walk to Kisame bus stop through the beautiful and quiet town of Touji...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank tpn88
Reviewed February 11, 2016

If you want to see something unusal, you only need to step down in 3 minutes from the car park. Dragon Palace Cave, or Ryugu-kutsu is located in Shimoda, Shizuoka and can only be accessible by car or bike but it is really worth visiting...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank komury
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Very nice place for a walk. You can feel the power of the ocean and big waves. You can also go fishing there

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Especially if you're a geology nerd or a fan of hiking around small towns. We walked there from our hotel (Tokyu hotel Shimoda) in the morning and were back before lunch. Passed by several nice beaches and really felt the cave was worth the walk....More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Lina E
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