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Maki Cave, Niimi

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Maki-do (満奇洞) is one of three limestone caves located in Niimi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Named Dream Palace, the cave is 450 metres long, with a small, underground lake at the furthest end.
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  • After a small climb on the mountain (200 meter), we arrived at the entrance of the cave. Do not forget to buy the entrance tickets 50 meters before the cave entrance. Inside the cave it was a very...  more »
  • There is a bus from Niimi station or Ikura station. The bus stop is just right in front of the train station. You will be able to use Google Map for the timing to Makido. I have included the bus schedule from Makido to Ikura/Niimi. Hope it helps! I would say that I prefer Ikura cave instead of Makido as there are more to explore, while Makido is a better place for photo taking. If you are making the trip, I would still suggest for you to visit both the place. However, if you can only visit 1 cave then I would say you can choose either Ikura cave for experience and Makido for the sights.
  • Nice and large cave. 1000yen entry fee
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