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Address: 1147 Nyukawacho Hiyomo, Takayama 506-2256, Gifu Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 577-79-2211

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Wet and wild!

First you can see the collection of a rich old man who collected a bunch of random stuff (gold, fossils, Noh masks...). Then it's into the caves, which are cold and wet. It's... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 28, 2016
hadaka_naked
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Osaka, Japan
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Plano, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

The shuttle bus provided from/to public bus stop. The cave is about 800m and needs 30-40 minutes to complete the tour. It's interesting to see the whole area was under the water long time ago.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

If you visit the Hida Daishonyudo Cave, remember to bring a waterproof jacket in the summer as the Cave can be quite damp and chilly!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

The cave is fairly uninteresting - I've seen more interesting ones in other parts of Japan (and in other parts of the world). However, before the cave there is a collection of various relics, riches and ornate models, many of which are stunningly designed. If you want to see a cool mini-museum with a cave tagged on, consider checking this... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

First you can see the collection of a rich old man who collected a bunch of random stuff (gold, fossils, Noh masks...). Then it's into the caves, which are cold and wet. It's almost like it's raining in there sometimes! Be ready! You walk up and down slopes and sometimes stairs. Besides the wetness, it's generally solid footing. There are... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

The place offers a nice walk, first through a museum then through caves. The museum is completely random (within the same room you discuss politics, weapons, animals, arts, architecture, history...). The caves are well arranged with (unnecessary?) colorful lights. If you go there for a nice walk out of the ordinary, go ahead. If you expect history or discoveries, you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

We where on our way to Shinhotaka Ropeway via car and passed by the caves. We decided to take a detour and stop over at the caves. This was a wise choice the caves are amazing. There a a total of three levels that you will walk though to see all the caves. The walk is quite easy with rails... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

you have to take a bus to get there from Takayama St. the limestone are amazing but any passes are obviously wet and narrow. you must walk with carefully to never fall.

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Takayama, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is recommendable tour, about 20 mins drive from Takayama. You enjoy exploring inside the natural cave, nicely paved the walking trail with detailed map and audio guide available. A bit difficult to access by public transport(there is a scheduled bus, but very few services a day), so you may need to arrange a car by tour agency, unless it... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

I have been to many caves and unfortunately this one did not stand out. It's not worth the trip and entrance fee. But if you do decided to go make sure you take a sweater or jacket because it's cold in there!

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