Mizonokuchi Cave (Mizonokuchi Doketsu)
Mizonokuchi Cave (Mizonokuchi Doketsu)
Mizonokuchi Cave (Mizonokuchi Doketsu) Mizonokuchi Cave (Mizonokuchi Doketsu)


Mizonokuchi Cave is a mysterious cave created by the erosion of pyroclastic-flow deposits from the Aira caldera during a major eruption about 25,000 years ago, and the erosion of spring water over a long period of time.
There are traces of life from the Jomon period in the cave, and you can how people lived in ancient times. As you walk through the pitch-black cave, you will see a fantastic Red Torii gate gradually appearing in the outside world, this is the gorgeous view you can't miss no matter what season it is.

  • Address

    4907, Takarabe-cho, Soo-shi, Kagoshima

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  • Entry fee


  • Opening Hours


  • Closed


  • Website


  • Best Season

    All year

  • Point


  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    15 minutes by car from "Takarabe Station" on the JR Nippo Main Line, about 35 minutes by car from "Sueyoshi-Takarabe IC" on the Higashi Kyushu Expressway

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