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Akiyoshi Limestone Cave

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Shuhocho Akiyoshi | Kurotani Entrance, Mine 754-0511, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

I had no idea where I was being taken to and this cave was amazing. It is large with various rock formations to see inside. You get a glow stick which is pretty cool. You can meander the cave at your own pace. Inexpensive and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We really enjoyed this self-guided cave. I have never been in a cave that was so immense and had an underground river in it. We loved it!! We even saw bats!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen V
Reviewed July 15, 2018

It's nice to have a walk in this cave. The track is well paved. So, many Japanese elderly visits this place. It's a good get-away spot as it's only an hour bus from Yamaguchi city. Suitable for city girl like me who do not want...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Worth the visit—the cave is full of interesting formations with equally interesting names. It’s nice and cool inside with a lot to explore. Fun for all ages.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marie H
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Cave is huge with waterfall inside the cave. Need to ascend and descend inside the cave while exploring it. Remember to keep your ticket as you will be required to show them when you re-enter from another entrance. Remember to visit the plateau via the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KLPow
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Quite a big cave with many unique limestones. Impressive and worth a visit. Bus connecting akiyoahidai and yamaguchi train station is available. Foreigners enjoy a discount by showing passports.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TuangWX
Reviewed October 15, 2017

A great experience! :) It was a bit cold inside, but the view was so great! Also the info boxes were very useful.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Valentina D
Reviewed September 8, 2017

this is a place where tourists from outside Japan pay much less entrance fee (700 Yen instead of 1200). Cool! The cave is very big and there area lot of different things to see. Our teenagers were fascinated. Amazing cave. Worth the visit. The interesting...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank StefanS71
Reviewed July 12, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ugin38
Reviewed June 22, 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
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