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Domica Cave



 

Located in south Slovakia, Domica is the largest cave in Slovak Karst region. The cave was washed out by the waters of the subterranean River Styx and Domica. Under the name of Baradla, Domica cave continues into the territory of Hungary, as part of the Aggtelek National Park.

In 1932, 1315 meters of the cave were opened to the public. Domica cave is famous for its onion-shaped stalactites and the pagoda-like stalagmites. Along with 11 other caves of the Slovak Karst, Domica Cave was included on UNESCO World Heritage List in 1995.

Domica Cave
Domica Cave
 


Other caves in Slovakia

Slovak Karst National Park

The intricate system with 400 caves in the Slovak Karst National Park stretches over the largest karst area in Central Europe. Some of the best-known caves open to the public are Domica Cave,Ochtinská Aragonite Cave, Jasov Cave and Gombasecká Cave. More...

Silica Cave

The Silica ice-cave - among 12 caves of the Slovak Karst - is recorded in the world heritage list of UNESCO. More...

Ochtinská Aragonite Cave

Ochtinská Aragonite Cave is a unique natural phenomenon and one of the three most beautiful aragonite caves in the world. The decoration of the cave is made up of aragonite spirals and needle-shaped crystals. More...

Dobšiná Ice Cave

Situated 20 km north from Dobšiná village within the Slovak Paradise National Park, Dobšiná cave is the oldest and at the same time the largest ice cave in Europe. More...

Gombasecká Cave

The Gombasecká cave is situated on the western foothill of the Silická Plateau, in the territory of the National Park and Biospherical Reserve Slovenský Kras. More...

Jasov Cave

The chambers of the cave are home to twelve species of bats. Since 1995 the chambers are also being used for treating certain health problems. The cave is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. More...

 
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