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Address: 1052 Nippara, Nishitama-gun, Okutama-machi 198-0211, Tokyo Prefecture
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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 they might not be worth travelling all the way for - but definitely stop by if... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
Maysie M
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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 other plans in the area. The large main cavern with the multi-coloured lights was incredible.

Thank Maysie M
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 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 costa around 450 Yen on one side. Once the bus journey ends, need to walk... More 

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Labrador City, NL, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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 Ginza. The cave was a spectacle. Cool and mysterious, it was a nice way to... More 

Thank Brent Z
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
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 so you need to get off at the last stop then walk another 30 minutes... More 

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Kawasaki, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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 plan to drive there from central Tokyo, take route 20 westward from shinjuku. It will... More 

3 Thank Toru O
Shinjuku, Japan
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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 but you can be excited! Only person with experience knows it.

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