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Akiyoshido, Mine

#1 of 96 in Parks in Yamaguchi Prefecture
Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
Step into Akiyoshido, a large cavern housing a number of interesting rock formations and a mysterious, otherworldly atmosphere. A prominent feature of the local karst landscape, the limestone cave has an entrance 24 m (78 ft) in height and 8 m (26 ft) in width, though the cave reaches 100 m (328 ft) in width and 80 m (262 ft) in height inside. Punctuated with a number of naturally carved works of art, the cave has become known for its terraced limestone pools, underground waterfalls, and streams. Make Akiyoshido a part of your Mine vacation plans using our Mine online trip maker.
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  • The cave is beautiful and very visitor-friendly with audio explanations in English, Japanese and chinese. It's nice to spend some time there although it's not a very "Japanese" authentic experience...  more »
  • This is Japan’s largest cave system, located some distance away from Yamaguchi. There are buses that operate between Yamaguchi and here; note that I am referring to the JR buses only, which are...  more »

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