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Akiyoshidai Plateau/Akiyoshido Cave

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Akiyoshidai Plateau is the largest karst plateau in Japan, at an altitude of 200 to 400 m, and mainly consists of limestone from the Paleozoic era, and numerous limestone caves eroded by rainwater. Akiyoshido Cave is the largest cave in Japan, located at the foot of the Akiyoshidai Plateau. The entrance is 24 m high and 8 m wide, with the largest part in the cave more than 80 m wide and 35 m high. The cave is said to be 8.9 km long, but the first one kilometer is open to visitors.

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More Information about Akiyoshidai Plateau/Akiyoshido Cave

Street address

Akiyoshi, Shuho-cho, Mine City

Access

  • 45 minutes by bus from Shin-Yamaguchi Station on the JR Sanyo Main Line

Opening Hours

Akiyoshido Cave
March-November
 08:30-17:30
December-February
 08:30-16:30

Closed

Open all year

Website

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

Best season

All year

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