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Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave (石垣島鍾乳洞)

Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave is a large limestone cave which developed naturally over a period of about 200,000 years. It has a total length of 3.2 kilometers, out of which approximately 660 meters is open to the public. The limestone cave which was created from coral reef has many highlights such as the “Suikinkutsu” (water harp cave) where you can enjoy the sound of water dripping and the “Totoro Stalactite” which is similar to Totoro. The inside of the cave has been illuminated creating a fantastic atmosphere. The tour of the caves takes about 30 minutes.

place

Okinawa Pref. Ishigakishi Ishigaki 1666 (Ishigaki / Miyako / Iriomote IslandArea)

phone 0980831550
place

[Cave] 9:00-18:30 (Last entry Reception 18:00)
[Dining room] 11:00-16:30 (L.O.15:45)
[Store] 9:00-18:00

Review of Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/12/27 Day outing
This was a great cave adventure, I was surprised how warm it was walking thru this cave. A nice long walk underground self-guided tour at your own pace.
Reviewed:2019/12/13 Cave
Was not busy at all and the photo opportunity was a nice touch. Would definitely recommend. Not an all day thing but paired with other attractions, it’s an overall pleasant experience
Reviewed:2019/07/16 Not worth
do not waste your time and money, you can skip this place and spend more time on the other island or beach!

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Address
Okinawa Pref. Ishigakishi Ishigaki 1666 [map]
Area
Ishigaki / Miyako / Iriomote IslandArea
Phone
0980831550
Hours
[Cave] 9:00-18:30 (Last entry Reception 18:00)
[Dining room] 11:00-16:30 (L.O.15:45)
[Store] 9:00-18:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Adult]1,100yen
[Children]550yen
Parking Lot
Available 35spaces
Credit Card
Available (*Store only/VISA, MasterCard, UnionPay)
Smoking
Available (smoking area only)
Wi-Fi
Available
Vegetarian Menu
Not available
English Menu
Not available
Note
Temporary suspension:Currently closed (information as of June 29, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1,001-3,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Not possible (shops and toilets are possible)
Pet friendly
Yes (possible if you hold the gage or lead and hold it)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Let go of your image of a busy, ordered Japan and replace it with crystal-clear waters, white sand beaches, and relaxing folk music: You've arrived in Okinawa. A world away from the high intensity of Tokyo, Okinawans appear to live a laid-back beach life on this paradisiacal tropical island that lies in the middle of the East China Sea almost 1,000 kilometers south of mainland Japan's most southern tip. Home to a spattering of islands, prepare yourself to discover underwater caves, star-shaped sand, and an island culture sometimes unrecognizable from mainland Japan.