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Hiraodai Plateau

 

 

Hiraodai Plateau is one of the three largest karst plateau in Japan 

along with the Akiyoshi-dai Plateau and the Shikoku Karst.
It is located in southeastern part of Kitakyushu
-city. 
At altitudes between 400 and 600 meters above sea level and stretching 

6 km from north to south and 2 km from east to west.  

 

Yougunbaru, which was so names because of the limestone which stands

in row like a flock of sheep in a vast meadow, dolines (conical hollows) and

limestone caves create distinctive scenery.

The Plateau offers a different views in each of the four seasons, resembling a burnt
field in the spring, appearing fresh and green in the early summer, and similar to
a dry plain in the fall.

 


 

Hiraodai Countryside Park

 The most distinguished Japanese Karstic Hiraodai Park. 
There is 22ha of lawn square with observation platform, and a 
wild grass garden. There is also a plateau fruit tree garden. 
Moreover, the visitor can enjoy the experience of doing activities 
such as making buckwheat noodle (soba), ceramics, art flower, 
and woodwork. 
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Mejiro Limestone Cave

It is the longest cave in Hiraodai Karst, over 2 km in length.

The highlight of this cave is the monolithic ceiling which is a 
very unique structure as a limestone caves.


 

Hirotani Wetland

It is the only wetland in Fukuoka Prefecture, located 600 meters 
west from Seiryu Cave and 2,500 m east from Hiraodai Nature 
Observation Center.
The wetland is an important part of 
Hiraodai Karst landform, offering a variety of wetland plant 
life such as the Sagiso (rein orchis), Tokiso (pogonia), and 
Nohanasyobu (iris).

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