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Address: Tosayamadacho Sakakawa, Kami 782-0005, Kochi Prefecture
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Tosayamadacho Sakakawa, Kami 782-0005, Kochi Prefecture

Tosayamadacho Sakakawa, Kami 782-0005, Kochi Prefecture Really enjoyable for a short tour. You have to buy tickets for the entrance of the main cave. Entire cave is really amazing.

Reviewed 15 August 2016
H. M
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Kochi Prefecture, Japan
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sydney
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The caves allow you to come up close and personal with stalactites and stalagmites- such as the jellyfish, then bats fly overhead and you get feelings that you walk with the ancient people that once lived here. The Japanese have cleverly looked after everything and lit up all the features in differing hues perfectly. The air is clean and cold,... More 

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Kochi Prefecture, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Tosayamadacho Sakakawa, Kami 782-0005, Kochi Prefecture Really enjoyable for a short tour. You have to buy tickets for the entrance of the main cave. Entire cave is really amazing.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Went with a local family who I was staying with who took me. Really enjoyed the caves and they were really impressive, would definitely recommend going

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Inside this limestone cave are many rock formations that resemble things like Mother Mary and Japanese palaces. In a bid to woo more foreign visitors, they have created a free app that provides audio guide while in the cave, so visitors can hear an explanation of all the points of interest while walking through the cave. Pretty neat! A walk... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I love caves. However, this cave has clearly had a lot of work done on it. There are several large chambers near or around interesting rock formations, and if you look closely, the rock wall is actually a coating over concrete. I found a patch where the plaster had fallen off, exposing concrete with little holes from tubes or tiny... More 

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Carmel Valley, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2013

I love caves but this one left me a bit underwhelmed. Perhaps it was the 'unnaturalishness' especially of the first half. Or maybe the lack of stalagmites and stalagtites. The second half had more and was more enjoyable.... That said, it is a very long cave and it is fun to squeeze through some very tight spots.

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Kochi
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3 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2012

While the natural caves are very nice, they are not well-kept. Walkways and railings are necessary, but often interfere with or destroy the natural caves. Outside the caves, the market area has some charm, but also some dismal, depressing scenes - for example, a famous local chicken with a particularly long tail kept in a box. Just. A box. There's... More 

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Canberra
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38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2012

The ryugadou area is marked by the usual tourist trappings in the lead up to the caves. The area is very picturesque and in the summer as you approach the entrance to the cave you will be greeted by a cool breeze. You can take two approaches to the cave. One for the average tourist which gives you a look... More 

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