Fugaku Wind Cave

Sightseeing information about Fugaku Wind Cave in Japan.

Fugaku Wind Cave (Fugaku Fuketsu)3.6

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Fugaku Fuketsu Wind Cave, situated within the Aokigahara Jukai Forest to the northwest of Mt. Fuji, is one of the most popular lava tubes around Mt. Fuji. It is a lateral type of cave with the total length of 201 meters (659 feet) and an average height of 8.7 meters (28.5 feet) , which can be easily toured by children. Inside the cave is cool even in summer with the average temperature of 3 degrees Celsius (37.4 degrees Fahrenheit), and it had been used as a natural fridge for storing the eggs of silkworms until about 1950. Touring inside the cave you can see lava terraces, icicles, rope-like lava forms and, in the deepest part of the cave, recreated shelves where they used to store the silkworm eggs, cocoons and tree seeds in the Meiji Period (1868-1912). A 20-min walk trail is provided in the forest between this wind cave and the Narusawa Hyoketsu Ice Cave, another popular cave in this area. Designated as a Natural Monument of Japan.
※Fugaku - another name for Mt. Fuji

Purposeexperience,nature,Nature & Wildlife,sightseeing
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5.0a year ago

Natural fridge. In hot summer the cave is pretty cold.

5.09 months ago

Great little walk, stairs were easy to do. A little wet so they were kinda slippery. Great little cave for kids to enjoy. Definitely suggest a jacket.

4.04 months ago

This one is by far my favorite zelda temples, would definitely raid again 10/10

5.0a month ago

Wind cave near aokigahara, watch your head and steps be careful when you go inside the cave, there's entrance fee 300+yen I think 🤔 the trail is short, old mine, ice, and I believe there's a small shrine aswell.. kids can go too just be careful..

5.02 months ago

Very cool cave. Cheap and quick to go through. Loved the forest trails around it too

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