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Ryugado Cave

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Some nice things to see, but like most caves.

Ryugado caves was interesting. Some different things to see. Like most caves lot of narrow passages... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
gilbertc657
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A Perfect Hot Day Activity

Visited here in the humid heat in the middle of summer. What a relief! The caves were nice and cool... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2019
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Tosayamadacho Sakakawa, Kami 782-0005, Kochi Prefecture
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Reviewed May 29, 2019

Visited here in the humid heat in the middle of summer. What a relief! The caves were nice and cool and absolutely beautiful. You can take your time wandering through. The price is a little steep at 1,100 yen but it ended up being really...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2019

The caves were amazingly beautiful. I loved the work out. Lots of stairs, inclines, and windy areas, made it very interesting. I bought some items in the gift store and left my phone there. Our bus took off and I thought I had lost the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

This was a fun adventure and for fellow ‘cave enthusiasts', a must do adventure. We were very impressed with the care and effort that went into installing safe walkways and lighting throughout the caves. The cave is actually about 4 km long but the portion...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

If you don’t do steps well this is probably a cave you will want to skip. Set in the mountainside, the entrance to the cave gives no indication of the beauty that awaits you. From the moment you step inside you are doing steps into...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Ryugado caves was interesting. Some different things to see. Like most caves lot of narrow passages and low entrances. Can get a little slippery. Worth the trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We visited this on a cruise excursion. If you aspire to be a spelunker cave explorer adding to your life list, this is definitely for you. If you are a casual tourist interested in great sight seeing, and you’ve visited Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Ryugado caves, on the slopes of Mount Sampo, represent nature's creative work in carving limestone over 175 million years. A national heritage site which allows you to experience stalactites and stalagmites in a wide variety of interesting shapes. Descending over 800 steps into the earthen...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

It was a very wet afternoon so it was good to be sheltered in the caves. There’s a covered escalator to the entrance and a covered walkway back down so even in inclement weather you don’t get wet. The caves are very narrow and low...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank TheRelfster
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Very close view to the amazing pieces of rocks. My head got banged many times as the pathway was very narrow and short in height. There's also an exhibition of cocks found in Japan near the exit (though a bit uncomfortable to see them living...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

I loved cave and visited several before. They were all different if you watched them closely. Ryugado Cave was a good cave to visit. The inside was narrow. You might need to crawl a bit but you could see the limestones in close distance. They...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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I didn’t find them a problem but then I go to the gym six times a week so keep fairly fit.
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