面不動鍾乳洞

Menfudō shōnyūdō - Menfudo Limestone Cave


Useful Information

Location: Dorogawa Village, Tenkawa. Located above the town at the hillside. Walk up or use monorail (additional fee).
Open: OCT to MAR daily 9-17.
APR to 19-JUL daily 9-18.
20-JUL to AUG daily 8-19.
SEP daily 9-18.
[2020]
Fee: Adults JPY 450, Children (5-15) JPY 200, Children (0-4) free.
[2020]
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: electric.
Dimension: L=280m, T=8°C.
Guided tours: L=150m, self guided, D=20min.
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Address: Menfudou Limestone Cave, 673-89 Dorogawa, Tenkawa, Yoshino District, Nara 638-0431, Tel: +81-747-64-0352. Öffnet um 09:00 dorogawaonsen.jp
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History

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1948 discovered by Hirokichi Tachibanamoto.

Description

面不動鍾乳洞 (Menfudō shōnyūdō) was discovered in 1948 by Hirokichi Tachibanamoto. Susequently it was explored by Akira Iguchi and Santaro Otani.