Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave, Ishigaki

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Head deep into Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave to study and admire the interesting and atmospheric geological feature. The limestone cave system was created over a period of a million years, with the site previously submerged underwater. Spot fossils of corals and shells around the cave, with a vast area open for the public to explore. A concrete path into the cave makes it accessible for children and the elderly, while lamps around the system light the interior of the cave with an atmospheric glow. Take a guided tour to learn about the geology behind the limestone cave and the local myths attached to it. Plan your Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave visit and explore what else you can see and do in Ishigaki using our Ishigaki trip maker tool .
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  • Quiet when we arrived and we had the cave pretty much to ourselves the whole time. Saw 2 bats flying around while we were there. Definitely worth a trip if you're on the island. I thought it would be ...  more »
  • Take a taxi from the remote island terminal to meet the time in the morning when it rains. Arrived at less than 1000 yen. Get off the street underground through the gate that feels showa retro. Although it is a small part, the slope is slippery and the ceiling is low, so it will be careful up and down. There was an image that the cave was cold, but the humidity was high here and it sweated a little. It is good that the foot is bright with a fluorescent lamp, but it is a minus that I felt a little dazzling because of how to shine.
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