Akiyoshidai / Akiyoshido

Akiyoshidai / Akiyoshido
Akiyoshidai / Akiyoshido
Akiyoshidai / Akiyoshido
Akiyoshidai / Akiyoshido
Akiyoshidai / Akiyoshido Akiyoshidai / Akiyoshido Akiyoshidai / Akiyoshido Akiyoshidai / Akiyoshido

Akiyoshidai, one of Japan’s largest karst plateaus located 200 to 400 meters above sea level, is made of mainly limestone of the Paleozoic age, and many calcareous caves, the result of an abrasive action of rainwater, spread across underground. Akiyoshido is one of Japan’s largest calcareous caves at the base of the mountain. The cave entrance is 35 meters high and 8 meters wide. The widest space in the cave is over 80 meters wide and 35 meters high with the sight of 200 meters. The cave is said to have a total length of about 8.9 kilometers, but only about 1 kilometer is open for tourists.

Street address

Akiyoshi, Shuhocho, Mine-shi

Access

  • 45 minutes by bus from JR Sanyo Main Line

Opening Hours

(Akiyoshido)
March to November
8:30-17:30
December to February
8:30-16:30

Closed

7 days a week

Fee

Akiyoshido Cave entrance fees:
High school students and older: 1,200yen
Junior high school students: 950 yen
Elementary school students: 600 yen

Website

http://www.visit-jy.com/en/spots/14537

Best season

All year

Point

(Akiyoshido)
Adult 1,200 yen
Junior high students 950 yen
Elementary school students 600 yen
*Foreign tourists get further discounts by presenting their passports.
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