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Nippara Limestone Caves

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Really beautiful caves on the edge of the city.

Drove to these little caves on a trip to the Okutama area and was not disappointed! I would say... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
Shelby F
A day exploring in the suburbs of Tokyo

Hop on the JR Chūo Line and transfer to the Uno Line ride out to the end and grab a bus. Sounds... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Sparwood, Canada
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7 Dec 2016
“Really beautiful caves on the edge of the city.”
17 Oct 2016
“Nippara Limestone Caves @ Oku-Tama”
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1052 Nippara, Okutama-machi, Nishitama-gun 198-0211, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Drove to these little caves on a trip to the Okutama area and was not disappointed! I would say they might not be worth travelling all the way for - but definitely stop by if you're local to Tokyo or are visiting as part of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Shelby F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A famous limestone cave in the Okutama region. It is located a bit away from the town of Okutama and can be reached by Bus services from the Okutama railway station. The buses are available every hour. The bust journey takes about 35 minutes and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Hop on the JR Chūo Line and transfer to the Uno Line ride out to the end and grab a bus. Sounds like a long way to go, but we found it was worthwhile. We saw the real Japan, not the blinking lights of the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank brentz2013
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Bus stop#1 for the cave is right out Okutama Station, with only a bus an hour from 6:27 am to 6:30 pm on weekends (7:27, 8:35, 9:35, 11:00, 12:50, 2:15, 3:45, 4:50). On the weekends, the bus doesn't go all the way to the cave...More

Date of experience: November 2015
5  Thank redeyeblues
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

We drove there from the city. It was pretty cool inside the cave and felt refreshing on such a hot summer day. The cave was smaller than I thought but worth checking out. Besides getting wet, you'll need to constantly watch your head. If you...More

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank ToruO
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

I was interested in cave adventure and came to Nippara cave from Shinjuku to Okutama by bike. Nippara cave is the biggest cave in the mountain in Okutama, Tokyo. Inside the cave it's cool even in summer. It's dark and hard to explain by photo...More

7  Thank mitsuo_s
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