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Abukumado Limestone Cave

Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Can skip it

Cost is 1200Yen per adult - average size limestone cave but I have been to better ones in Japan and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Total beauts

Beautiful limestone cave with numerous different rock formations. Slightly off the beaten track... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
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2 days ago
“Can skip it ”
13 Aug 2018
“Total beauts ”
Naturally formed beauty created over the course of 80 million years. Lining 600m of the cave is what is said to be the greatest number and variety of stalactites in Asia. There’s a lot to see in Takine Goten, the largest hall in the cave, including...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1 Takinemachisugaya, Tamura 963-3601, Fukushima Prefecture
+81 247-78-2125
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cost is 1200Yen per adult - average size limestone cave but I have been to better ones in Japan and other countries. Ryusendo and Utsonomiya are way bigger and better. Considering the distance travelled, I would probably miss this cave. Worth a visit if this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful limestone cave with numerous different rock formations. Slightly off the beaten track but a train and taxi will get you there and the journey is beautiful sweeping through the countryside. In the cave, the option to do the 200¥ exploration which involved more climbing,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 838jamesa
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The underground caves here are an amazing sight and the interior lighting in sections highlights various interesting features of the rock formations. We were fortunate to have a guide with us, but the information pamphlet is available in English. Most of the signs in the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Andyrock81
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Impressive, well-lit cave formations with good English (and Japanese, Korean & Chinese) explanations of what you're seeing as you go through. The cave formations are quite interesting, and the main course is not at all difficult to get through. A little bit of ducking here...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Asterix135
Reviewed 21 April 2016

阿武隈洞Abukuma Cave is like an alien world. About 720m of the cave are open to the public, but there is an additional 2,500m of cave space. There are types of formations in this cave which the public can see nowhere else, such as the “Christmas...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

Beautiful cave very easy climb for anyone 3-95! It was a bit chilly so make sure to bring a jacket. We stopped at the cafe over the gift shop it was delicious!! Enjoy!

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