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Ryugashido Cavern

193 Inasacho Tabatake, Kita-ku, Hamamatsu 431-2221, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 53-543-0108
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Not tiring and Fun

I liked this cave even though its not that large but they made the cave accessible and easy to view... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Small Cave

After reading many positive reviews, I had higher expectations and hence was disappointed. The cave... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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Ryugashi Cavern, the biggest cavern in the Tokai District, is located in the "chichibu" fossil layer of limestone rock. The total length of the cave is about 1000 meters, the first 400 of which are open to the public. It is located on the south face og Ryugashi Mountain, elevation 359 meters. The year around temperature in the cave averages 18℃, so you can enjoy this underground spectacle in comfore.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good52%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
26 Sep 2016
“Not tiring and Fun”
19 Apr 2016
“Small Cave”
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193 Inasacho Tabatake, Kita-ku, Hamamatsu 431-2221, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 53-543-0108
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I liked this cave even though its not that large but they made the cave accessible and easy to view by the tourists. I did not feel tired in entering the cave, no need to crawl and it was a very comfortable walk while seeing...More

Thank eytletters
Reviewed 19 April 2016

After reading many positive reviews, I had higher expectations and hence was disappointed. The cave was rather small, basically a narrow tunnel. We spent less than 40 minutes inside the tunnel. The passageway was well lighted though slippery due to the constant water dripping through...More

1  Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Really didn't know what to expect before arriving. This was my first Cave exploration in any country so it was pretty cool. The water fall was the best sight, the formation was the probably the next best. Spent about 3 hours at this sight. Good...More

Thank broncohero1999
Reviewed 31 August 2014

was a great surprise to me, cause I had no saw any photos of the cave, and I was impressed with , it is really good to walk inside of the cave!

Thank Digaojp
Reviewed 26 December 2013

This was definitely one of the best highlights of my trip. The cavern was very easy to walk through and beautifully lit, showcasing many of the natural, ancient formations and had many creative names for the structures too, which made it extra fun.The waterfall was...More

1  Thank Katy S
Reviewed 21 June 2013

The cave is 400 meters long with varied rock formations. A waterfall inside can be enjoyed with a drop of 50 meters high. The average temperature is 18 degrees inside. It is believed to have over 200 million years.

1  Thank Vivi D
Reviewed 7 December 2012

A few hours out of Tokyo, we find ourselves thinking we have become professional speleologists... Loved the water fall deep in the belly of the dragon. It's funny how countries resemble each others deep inside; a great metaphor for how humans are all made the...More

2  Thank WorldIsAVillage
Reviewed 5 December 2012

Well maintained natural cavern looking at a variety of over 50 limestone structures and with an internal waterfall. Impressive and worth trip. Highly recommended visit to Oku-Hamanako.

1  Thank Raelene D
Reviewed 5 December 2012

Well maintained. Good guides in English and Japanese. Friendly staff. Excellent amenities and support shops.

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 7 March 2012

The caves are about 45 minutes on the bus out of town, and then 5 minutes walk from the bus stop, in a beautiful country area. There are no guided tours of the caves, but there are signs up explaining some of the formations. Many...More

3  Thank straykate
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