大正洞 - Taishōdō

Taisho-do - Taisho Cave - Labyrinth cave


Useful Information

Location: Near Mine.
Open: All year daily 8:30-17:15, last entry 16:30. [2019]
Fee: Adults JPY 1,000, Schoolchildren JPY 560.
Groups (20+): Adults JPY 860, Highschool (16-18) JPY 690, Middle School (13-15) JPY 600, Elementary School (0-12) JPY 350.
[2019]
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: electric.
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Address: Mine-shi, Mitōchōaka, 2666-1, 754-0302 Yamaguchi-ken, Tel: +81 8396-2-0605, Tel: +81-8396-2-0343, Fax: +81-8396-2-0601.
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History

15-JAN-1921 cave discovered.

Description

大正洞 (Taishōdō) is a dripstone cave with various speleothems. The cave is also called Ushi-kakushi (Cow Hiding Cave), as the locals were hiding their cows inside the cave during wartime, so they could not be stolen.