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Akiyoshi Cave - a hundred dishes
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Akiyoshi Cave is shown with a sightseeing road of approximately 1km in the eastern part of Mine-shi, Yamaguchi prefecture. It is a stalactite cave in 100-200m below ground of Akiyoshi-dai. One of the largest stalactite caves in Japan. A river under the ground runs down for approximately 1km to the enterance from the kotoga deep water in depths of the cave.

It is a special natural monument, belongs to Akiyoshidai Seminational Park.

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Copyright: Kazutoyo imamura
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Uploaded: 09/01/2013
Updated: 16/07/2014
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