Enoshima Iwaya Caves, Fujisawa

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Elevated high above the sea that eroded them thanks to multiple earthquakes, Enoshima Iwaya Caves first appeared in recorded history in the sixth century. In the 1970s, the caves were precarious and closed off due to general instability, but in 1993 the city cemented them and furnished them with handrails, giving visitors an opportunity for comfortable excursions underground. Inside you'll witness plastic models and statues, atmospheric lights, and strange cave formations. One of the tunnels is even said to lead all the way to the ice caves near Mt. Fuji. Put Enoshima Iwaya Caves into our Fujisawa day trip site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • If you visit in Tokyo and decide to go to ENOSHIMA minimum you have to do is to visit this cave, which is accessible by sea or land... to avoid the emblematic mountain slopes, my companions recommended us arrive in a small boat (not It is free or costly) that you can take on the Jetty that is next to the Walker's access after 10 minutes of. waiting you raise the collective and small boat arriving in 10 minutes to the destination a Walker of cement on the rocks from the beach where many people looking for shells or simply walking to enjoy the Sun for access to the cave has to pay a fee and walk about 150 meters to reach the final on the tour you will find various images that can take picture without any problems even though the contents of the cave did not seem to me very interesting is something that you have to visit as you find good themes for photograph
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  • Had a big Typhoon when you visited in the past, and what happens if I have to worry about reality. With views of the tea for a while.
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  • Down the steep slope of the Rocky Mountains. Pay 500 yen admission fee, break it!! please be aware ️ waves and stormy weather will be closed. Once is a place you want to visit in the cave of the best-✨
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  • The cave is a great site to see especially since you go through it by candle light. The only problem is it's closed due to hurricane damage.
  • You have to descend from sea candle to reach the cave. Coming back was little difficult with kid in hand, but manageable. On the way you ll get the beautiful view of the sea. The cave itself was so good with illumination through its length.
  • Iwaya Cave was an amazing and beautiful experience. The walk down took some time, but the tide was coming in and there is an area where you can literally walk on the sea. It's a worth detour from the trail to the cave for some beautiful pictures. They even provide some nets, so some of the kids play around with them in the tide pools looking for critters. There are two caves in the side of the cliff and the brochure and wall hangings provide some exceptional information about the history and origin of the caves. Inside Cave 1 is an amazing view of the original Iwaya shrine and also shows a passage that is said to link to "Fuji-san". They also provide candles as you get deeper into the cave. Cave 2 is a bit smaller than Cave 1 and has a interesting statue you can wish upon and see if it comes true. The caves can get really low ceilings, I'm 6'2" and had to bend quite a bit once you start to get deeper into the cave, but the experience is over within a few minutes and is worth a little bit of discomfort.
  • Closed due to typhoon damage. Still a pretty area, though.
  • This is just to let everyone knows the cave is temporarily closed due to the damage from typhoon no.21. If you are planning to see the cave better double check if it's open :)

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