Kawachi Wind Cave

Cave
A limestone cave located in Miyamae Kawachi, Taga Town, Inukami County, Shiga Prefecture. The cave is believed to have been formed some 5.5 million years ago in a karst system in the Unzen Mountains. Visitors are only allowed to go about 200 meters into the cave, but it actually extends 10,020 meters in length, making it the third longest cave in the country. The cave has been designated a Natural Monument by the prefecture.

Spot details

Address
Shiga Pref. Inukamiguntagachou Kawachi Miyamae
Phone
0749480552
Hours
[During summer(Apr.-Oct.)]9:00-18:00(Last entry17:00)
[Winter season(Nov.-Mar.)]9:00-17:00(Last entry16:00)
Closed
When it rains or snows
Fees
[Admission fee] [Adult] 500yen [Children (5 years old-Elementary school students)] 300yen
Parking Lot
Available(40spaces)
※Fee400yen
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Available (Available to the reception area, Not available after admission)
Wi-Fi
Not available
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Yes (small dogs allowed, large dogs not allowed)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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