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Lapis Oboke

The Oboke Gorge has unusual geological strata, including a rudaceous schist formation designated as a natural monument. Lapis Oboke is a museum for rocks and gemstones from this area and around the world, combined with a tourist information center, a cafe, a footbath facility, and shops.

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Hours 9:00-17:00
Closed Open year round (Monday from Dec. to Feb. If it falls on a holiday, closed the next day)
Fee Stone Museum Admission: 500 yen per adult
Access About 20 minutes walk from JR Oboke Station
Address Yamashiro-cho, Miyoshi-shi

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