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Akiyoshi Limestone Cave

Shuhocho Akiyoshi | Kurotani Entrance, Mine 754-0511, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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If you love caves, you won’t be disappointed

Worth the visit—the cave is full of interesting formations with equally interesting names. It’s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marie H
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Tokyo, Japan
via mobile
Amazing place

Cave is huge with waterfall inside the cave. Need to ascend and descend inside the cave while... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
KLPow
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Singapore, Singapore
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“the bus” (9 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Shuhocho Akiyoshi | Kurotani Entrance, Mine 754-0511, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 9 April 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

Thank KLPow
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Reviewed 7 December 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.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

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

Thank Valentina D
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Reviewed 8 September 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

1  Thank StefanS71
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Reviewed 12 July 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

Thank ugin38
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Reviewed 23 June 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

1  Thank Muka_85
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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

1  Thank Kris S
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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
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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
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