Hakuun Cave

Useful Information

Location: At the town Shobara. In Taishaku Gorge, walk up about 200 m on the left side.
Open: MAR to 16-JUL Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun 9-17.
17-JUL to 10-DEC daily 9-17.
Fee: Adulty JPY 250, High School JPY 200, Elementary and Middle School JPY 150.
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Dimension: T=11 °C.
Guided tours: L=400 m, self guided, D=15 min.
Address: Hakuun Cave (Shirakumo Cave), 1932-1 Taishakumido, Tojo-cho, Shobara, Hiroshima 729-5244, Tel: +81-8477-6-0062
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Hakuun Cave (Hakuundo) is also called Shirakumo Cave or 白雲洞 (Baiyun-dong). It is a narrow, gorge-like passage with some speleothems. The trail leads in for about 200 m, then you have to return to the entrance.