Top 10 Cave Wonders

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For decades, geologists have been searching for spectacular secrets of mother earth scattered somewhere to satisfy the adventuring desires. And the result did not fail their expectation, a series of nature wonders are unveiled. Among those, underground caves are varied from sizes to categories of weird stalactites and limestone characteristics. Now we have successfully explored a series of well-known incredibly caves such as Reed Flute, Puerto Princesa, Waitomo, and so on.

 

Mulu Cave, Malaysia: Largest cave chamber in the world

Forming over 5 million years ago, Mulu cave is a complicated limestone, stalactites system and is home to millions of bats.

Inside Gunung Mulu National Park in Malaysian Borneo.

 

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Ranked as the seventh largest cave chamber, its size is 1,219m x 190m with the highest point of nearly 107m.

Colorful stalactites in different forms

 

Jeita Grotto, Lebanon

Length: 6,200m

The cave is located in the Nahr al-Kalb valley, north of the Lebanese capital Beirut. Besides a top tourist destination, the Jeita grotto also greatly contributes to society and economy.

One of new seven wonders of nature competition

 

Majlis al Jinn, Moman

Size: 310m x 225m

Height: 120m

An ideal destination for adventurers thanks to complex entrance ways.

 

Skocjan, the south-west of Slovenia

Known for the vastness of underground halls and unique natural features, it’s a special place among thousands of caves in Slovenia.

It’s been in the UNESCO world heritage list since 1986.

 

Waitomo, New Zealand

 

The luminescent light is made from thousands of tiny creatures called Arachnocampa luminosa.

Puerto Princesa, Philippine

This river lies in a jungle on the northern coast of the Palawan’s island, reputed for the longest underground river which is over 8 kilometers in length.

 

Reed Flute, China

Valued as “The Palace of Natural Arts” in the north-west of Guilin city, it’s marked with extraordinary scenic spots.

The cave is equipped with artificial lighting system to create visual effect.

 

Cave of The Crystals

Furnished with giant selenite crystals, some of the largest natural crystals ever found, the cave is called Giant Crystal Cave. With the temperature of nearly 58◦C, visitors only endure around 10 minutes at a time.

 

Eisriesenwelt, Austria

Unlike the heat in Crystals cave, temperature inside Eisriesenwelt is usually below zero. It’s advisable for tourists to bring warm cloths along with them.

Great Ice Embankment and beautiful stalactites

 

 

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Most Beautiful Caves Worldwide

Top Mysterious Caves Worldwide

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