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Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave石垣島鍾乳洞

Cave

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

[Gallery cave] 9:00 to 18:30 (final entrance cave Reception 18:00)
[dining room] 11:00 to 16:30 (L.O. 16:00)
[shop] 9:00 to 18:00

Review of Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/05/17 Great Cave experience
We went here during a private shore excursion from our cruise to ishigaki island, this was the first stop we chose. We chose this because most of the kids in our family has never really gone into an...
Reviewed:2018/05/09 Awesome caves!
Pretty amazing big limestone caves. Thought it was a bit tacky to illuminate some part of caves. Entrance fee:¥1,080 per adult.
Reviewed:2018/04/30 Unexpectedly Excellent Caves
These caves are remarkably well developed and preserved and I was very surprised to see how spectacular and prolific the underground structures were. It was unusual to see how close we were able to...

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Address
Okinawa Pref. Ishigakishi Ishigaki 1666 [ map ]
Area
Ishigaki / Miyako / Iriomote IslandArea
Phone
0980831550
Hours
[Gallery cave] 9:00 to 18:30 (final entrance cave Reception 18:00)
[dining room] 11:00 to 16:30 (L.O. 16:00)
[shop] 9:00 to 18:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Adult]1,100yen
[Children]550yen
Parking Lot
Available 35spaces
Credit Card
Available (* Stand only/VISA, MasterCard, UnionPay)
Smoking
Available (smoking area only)
Wi-Fi
Available
Vegetarian Menu
Not available
English Menu
Not available
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 allowed (Stands and toilets are allowed)
Pet friendly
Yes (with a gage or card, if you 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.

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