Nippara shonyudo

Nippara Limestone Cave

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Location: Nippara, Okutama-machi, Tokyo.
Bus from Okutama Station on the JR Ome Line. Weekday: 5-minute walk from Nippara Shonyudo bus stop. Weekend and holiday: 20-minute walk from Higashi Nippara bus stop.
Open: APR to NOV daily 8-17.
DEC to MAR daily 8:30-16:30.
Fee: Adults Yen 600, High school students Yen 400, Elementary school students Yen 300. [2012]
Classification: ExplainKarst cave
Light: electric.
Dimension: L=800m, T=11°C.
Guided tours: D=40min.
Address: Nippara shonyudo, 1052 Nippara, Okutama-machi, Nishitama-gun, Tokyo, Tel: +81-428-83-8491.
Nippara Landscape Preservation Association (Nippara Hoshokai), Tel: +81-428-83-2099, Fax: +81-428-83-8352. E-mail: contact
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Nippara shonyudo is a sacred site since the early Edo period. The cave is one of the biggest in the Kanto region and famous for its beauty.