An ancient romance. Okinawa solutional cave to invite you to the fantasy world

An ancient romance. Okinawa solutional cave to invite you to the fantasy world
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There are many limestone caves underground in Okinawa, a coral reef island. Why don't you feel the ancient romance in a mysterious space created over tens of thousands of years? The beautiful limestone cave, which continues to grow, should invite both adults and children to the extraordinary world. Introducing Okinawa's limestone caves in Okinawa, from classic sightseeing spots to areas where you can experience activities.

[South Motojima] ①Gyokusen-dong, Okinawa World Cultural Kingdom

solutional cave Okinawa World

solutional cave Gyokusen-dong is said to have the largest number of limestones, the largest in Japan, with a total length of 5,000 meters. The huge space, which was born over 300,000 years, is now open 890 meters, and the rest of the area is preserved for research.

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The huge space "Toyo Ichi-dong" just after entering the cave, is truly a masterpiece. In "Blue Spring", a fantastic space lit up spreads. In addition, you can also enjoy a guided tour “South Island Cave Exploration” to explore the undisclosed area of Gyokusendo Cave only in summer.


[Chubu Motojima] ②CAVE OKINAWA

solutional cave CAVE OKINAWA Uruma City

"CAVE OKINAWA", which is sold by a mysterious limestone cave that can be enjoyed casually, has been fully open to the public in February 2018. It is a secret spot that has attracted attention from word of mouth and is known to those who know it is not in the guidebook. From adults to children, you can enjoy the exploring feeling at any time.

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There is no doubt that the main area will be photographed! A number of stalactites that are considered to be good luck. It is available to children and adults to enjoy the exploring feeling easily. Recommended for those who want to enjoy both cave exploration and sightseeing.


[Chubu Motojima] ③Kinbu solutional cave Nisshudong

Kinbu solutional cave Nisshudong

"Hisshu-dong" is located on the precincts of Kinbu Kannon-ji Temple, a precious wooden building that escaped the war. "Kinbu Gongen (Kumano Sansho Gongen)" and "Suiten" are enshrined. Although it is a sacred place of worship, anyone can visit it for free.

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Kinbu solutional cave is a legend that a large snake that hurts the villagers once lived there. Kinbu Kannon-ji Temple is said to have been founded by the Shingon sect monk Nisuhide who exterminated the large snake in the 16th century. Why don't you stand in the precincts where you can feel the history and think about legends?


[Chubu Motojima] ④Kinbu solutional cave, Old sake brewery

Kinbu solutional cave, Old sake brewery

"Kintake solutional cave Old sake brewery" offers bottle-keeping service as the old sake brewery of awamori (charged). awamori, which has many thoughts, such as weddings and birthdays, continues to mature quietly at moderate humidity and temperature. When you visit, please get intoxicated by the romance of old sake.

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In the old sake brewery, the fermented food "Tofu", which has long been called "Oriental Cheese", has been aged. Tofu tail, which has been aged for a longer time than usual, has a lineup of three types that allow you to enjoy the difference in taste depending on the aged period. It can be delivered to the whole country, so it is also recommended as a souvenir for travel.


[Chubu Motojima] ⑤Matsuda solutional cave

Matsuda solutional cave Ginoza Village

"Matsuda Limestone Cave", where you can explore untouched limestone caves, offers a full-scale guided exploration tours. Adventure will be even more dull in the powerful world of underground. You can participate from the age of 10, so why not invite your family and friends? You can encounter rare creatures that can not be seen on earth!

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Because it is almost untouched, you can go around the powerful course of pounding. A simple walking tour called "solutional cave Meger Cave and Surrounding Historic Sites" is also available for those who are not good at dark or narrow places.


[Ishigaki-jima Island] ⑥Ishigaki-jima Island solutional cave

Ishigaki-jima Island solutional cave

"Ishigaki-jima Island solutional cave" in Ishigaki-jima Island is considered to be the southernmost limestone cave in Japan. The cave is illuminated with illuminations, and the fantastic performance is attractive. With the pleasant sound of Suikinkutsu, you will be able to experience an extraordinary space. In addition, Ishigaki-jima Island solutional cave is said to grow relatively quickly and grow by 1 millimeter in three years.

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The area, named "The Forest of Sculptures of Gods", seems to have entered the world of painting with countless bamboo shoots (Sekijun) growing like entering the world of painting. Inside the cave, fossils such as shark shells are also seen, reminiscent of being the seabed. Please look for it.


[Ishigaki-jima Island] ⑦Sabiti solutional cave

Sabiti solutional cave Ishigaki-jima Island

"Sabit solutional cave" stands quietly in northern Ishigaki-jima Island. Because it is preserved almost untouched, plants grow near the entrance, reminiscent of a jungle. In the cave, art and crafts are also exhibited as an underground art museum.

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After solutional cave, you can pass through the sea. Japan is the only Sabichi limestone cave. The sound of the waves and the scent of salt that you hear when you approach the exit increases the voltage! The coast is also known as a power spot. It's worth seeing!


[Miyako Island] ⑧Miyako Island solutional cave

Miyako Island solutional cave

"Miyako Island solutional cave" is located in Boragar beach in southeastern Miyako Island. Since the entrance facing the sea is open and closed by tide level, it is a mysterious solutional cave that can only be approached in a limited time. Because there are many stalactites in the shape of pumpkins, it is known as Pumpkin Hall.

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It takes about 20 minutes by rowing sea kayak from Boraga Beach. The small entrance leading to solutional cave is swimming, so you can enjoy wearing a swimsuit. It's a powerful activity!
It is also called "Utaki" in a sacred place where the god of Ryugu dwells. There are fixed rules, and the field will be the sea, so be sure to ask a professional shop for a guide!


The solutional cave feels tens of thousands of years of history and mysterious world. Even in the hot summer of Okinawa, the inside of solutional cave is cool and cool, and there are some spots where you can enjoy even on rainy days. There are different ways to enjoy each spot, such as cave exploration, power spot tours, and activity experiences, so try to find your favorites.

 

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