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Ryusen-do Cave

Travel Guide - Ryusen-do Cave

InformationInformation

Located at the foot of Mt. Ureira-san, Ryusen-do Cave is one of the three largest stalactite grottoes in Japan. The cave is over 3,100 meters long, but the full picture of the cave is still uncertain and it is said that the total length of the cave would be over 5,000 meters.
Noteworthy is a small lake at the bottom of the cave, 120 meters deep, filled with crystal emerald green water called "Dragon Blue".

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 8:30 - 18:00 (May - September)
  • 8:30 - 17:00 (October - April)

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 1,000 yen (General, Adult)
  • 500 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 132 minutes from JR Morioka Station by the bus bound for Ryusen-do. Get off at the last stop.
  • 24 minutes from JR Omoto Station by the bus bound for Iwaizumi-ekimae. Get off at Ryusendo-mae Bus stop.
  • 12 minutes from JR Iwaizumi Station by the bus bound for Ryusen-do. Get off at the last stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-1, Iwaizumi Kannari, Iwaizumi-cho Shimohei-gun, Iwate, 027-0501

TweetsTweets

Erie K. ANDO @karstology - 2018-03-18
pH/EC handy meter calibration for the cave survey scheduled from next Monday to Wednesday. I’m going to Ryusen-do C… https://t.co/JN18R9nVIg
Guillermo Serralta @memo_serralta - 2015-01-07
Underground Lake - Ryusendo Calcareous Cave - Iwaizumi town - Japan - *explored* http://t.co/0hslOtzG8Q

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