Narusawa Ice Cave, Narusawa-mura

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Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
Experience sub-zero temperatures any time of the year as you make your way down into Narusawa Ice Cave. Take caution and hold onto the thick bamboo railing as you make your way into the 21 m (68 ft) deep ice cave created by an outpouring of lava, caused by a volcanic eruption that occurred over a thousand years ago. As you traverse the cave, look for a small ice pond, and beware of sharp pillars of ice sticking down from the ceiling. Make Narusawa Ice Cave a part of your Narusawa-mura vacation plans using our Narusawa-mura attractions planning tool.
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  • Went here after villa staff recommended it. Nowhere was it stated that the ice was seasonal. Staff informed us it was the #1 disappointment season, after we paid for the ticket. Going down into the...  more »
  • As it's sister cave (Wind Cave) the Ice cave is cute and small. As it name says, there's ice inside, so it's cold. Not the most exciting cave ever, but if you're in the area, it's worth. It's just...  more »
  • I'm sure others would enjoy this place, but for me, it was underwhelming. I highly recommend bringing warm clothing because it is EXTREMELY cold inside the cave. Also be sure to bring proper shoes because the terrain is uneven and the ground is very damp and muddy. Don't visit here if you're slightly claustrophobic because you'll definitely feel anxious lol. Personally, I think there are more interesting things to see in the area, but everyone is different :)
  • The cave is cold and hard to walk. It will be better if you brought a non-slippery shoes and waterproof shoes. Because it quite wet inside. Will not suggest you to wear skirt. Because you have to keep squatting. As the lowest high is 0.9m. Wear a jacket or glove if you scare cold 😊

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