How to access to Ryusendo (Limestone cave) by Japan Rail Pass

Ryusendo - You can explore the lon cave without any special equipment.
Ryusendo – You can explore the lon cave without any special equipment.

Ryusendo (=龍泉洞) is one of three biggest limestone caves in Japan. It has some crystal clear blue lakes in the cave. You can see three lakes during viewing the cave and third lake is 98m deep. Ryusendo has very well maintained path in the cave. So you don’t worry about any special equipments.

Access

You can access Ryusendo by JR Tohoku Bus. They have four round trips from Morioka to Ryusendo. You can take this bus with NO additional charge by Japan Rail Pass.

If you go to Ryusendo from Tokyo, take Tohoku Shinkansen and exchange JR Tohoku Bus at Morioka statoin.

Reservation

You cannot make a reservation for taking this bus. It is first come first serve.

Bus bay at Morioka Station

Exit at East entrance. You will see the bus bay in front of station. You can catch the bus at Bay#1. Zoom in around Morioka station on the map below. You will find the exact location.


View Bus stop at Morioka Station for Ryusendo in a larger map

Time Table (as of April 1, 2016)

From Morioka station to Ryusendo
Morioka Station 09:40 12:40 14:40 17:40
Rysendo 11:54 14:53 16:54 19:54
From Ryusendo to Morioka station
Ryusendo 05:55 08:55 13:30 16:00
Morioka Station 08:15 11:09 15:44 18:13

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