Abukumado Limestone Cave

Mysterious natural chambers deep underground

Abukumado Limestone Cave
Experience nature’s incredible artwork created over the course of 80 million years!The 600m stretch of the Abukumado Limestone Cave contains the largest number and variety of stalactites in the East.
Step inside the cave and be overwhelmed by the large Takine Goten main hall. Be mesmerised by the performance of the morning and evening sun shining on the “Tsuki no Sekai”, Japan’s first limestone cave to use a stage lighting system. See the wide range of uniquely nicknamed rock formations including Mushroom Rock, Hoar Frost and the Christmas Tree.
The Explorer’s Course offers a true adventure. Take an explorer’s view of the cave while crouching through crevices and crossing a log bridge.
The illuminated cave is a popular romantic location for lovers. Couples can ring the blessing bell on the main path to ensure your visit remains an unforgettable experience!
The interior of the cave stays a cool 15 degrees Celsius throughout the year. Be sure to bring a jacket even in summer and wear comfortable shoes as the paths are slippery in places.
There is a restaurant serving a variety of lunch dishes and a gift shop with a large range of unique local products.
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Opening Times
8:30 - 17:00 from March 14 to March 31
8:30 - 17:00 from April 1 to June 20
8:30 - 17:30 from June 21 to September 30
8:30 - 16:30 from October 1 to November 20
Adults (high school students or older): 1,200 yen
Junior high school students: 800 yen
Elementary school students: 600 yen