Hiraodai karst plateau
One of the three largest in Japan
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 or conical hollows and limestone caves create distinctive scenery.