Spectacular Gyokusendo Cave on Okinawa Island. The cave is five kilometres long, and visitors can walk the first 850 metres on a well-maintained promenade.
Even if you’ve already travelled all over Japan, under Japan there’s plenty more to see. Whether it’s a claustrophobic holy cave or a mega man-made hole, there are lots of surprises lurking below the ground. The subterranean activities on offer include exploring the world’s biggest drain, taking a bath, and gaining enlightenment on a Buddhist pilgrimage. Keep on reading to discover the highlights of nether-Japan.
- Tamagawa Daishi: Adventures in the Buddha’s Stomach
- G-Cans: A colossal concrete temple
- Gyokusendo Cave: An exotic world of water and stone
- Iwaya Caves: An ancient shrine
- Seikan Tunnel: A Concrete Leviathan
- Journeys Below Ground: The Tokyo Subway System