Bitchu-Kanachiana Cave

Travel Guide - Bitchu-Kanachiana Cave


Bitchu-Kanachiana Cave located in the northern part of Kibi-kogen Plateau is the oldest limestone cave in Japan.
A place of natural artistry, the cave’s stalactites give it an air of mystery.

3 meters tall stalagmite called "Mt.
Fuji in the cave", limestone pillar called "five-story pagoda", and the Japan's largest stalactite can be seen in the cave.
The temperature inside the cave is about 9 degrees Celsius all year round, so it is cool in summer and warm in winter.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 – 17:00 (April – October)
  • 9:00 – 16:00 (November – March)


  • Monday - Friday (January - February) *except national holidays

Access / Public Transport

  • 40 minutes taxi ride from JR Bitchu-Takahashi Station

Address / Location

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