Ana Kami Shōnyūdō

Anakami shonyudo - Anakami Limestone Cave


Useful Information

Location: Near Shirokawa.
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Classification: ExplainKarst cave
Light: electric.
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Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no, many staps and stooping required
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History


Description

Ana Kami Shōnyūdō (God Hole Limestone Cave) is a small karst cave. It seems to have no regular open hours, the key is available from the old woman living next to the entrance. The cave is developed as a show cave, has trails and electric light, but seems to be a little strenuous with many steps and narrow and low parts. The tourist path ends at a natural entrance to the cave higher up, which offers a nice view on the landscape. The cave is noted for a bat colony and snakes, obviously feeding off the fallout of the bats.