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Updated: October 1, 2019

Nippara Limestone Caves 日原鍾乳洞

Nippara, Okutama-machi, Tokyo

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A colorful and musical limestone cave

As the largest cave in the Kanto region, Nippara Limestone Caves attract a lot of tourists each year. The cave is at a constant temperature of 11 degrees throughout the year, making the environment cool in summer and warm in winter.

The icicles and stalagmites took hundreds of years to form. A 800-meter walk in the cave will bring you through a white Bodhisattva statue, interestingly-shaped rocks, and limestone that is at times illuminated with colorful lights. Recently, you can even walk around the cave with relaxing music.

How to Get There

  • Oku-Tama StationJR Ome LineBusApproximately 30 min on foot

Contact

Opening Hours

  • 8:00-17:00

    8:30-16:30

    *Changes depending on the season and/or time period

Price

General admission: 800 yen

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.

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