Furaku Cave

Useful Information

Location: Near Iwanai. On the southwestern side of the Benkei-no-katanakake Rock (Benkei's sword rack).
Open: no restrictions
Fee: free
Classification: ExplainSea cave
Light: none
Dimension: L=120m, H=16m, W=4-20.
Guided tours:  
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This sea cave is entered by boat, boat tours are available from nearby fishing villages. The boats go in for about 60m, until they reach a sandy beach. Another 60m of cave can be visited by foot. The cave is inhabited by bats.

A legend tells, that an Ainu chief called Chipa, who was related to Yoshitsune, hid weapons and treasures here.