It takes a lot of courage and adventurous spirit to get into the dark interior of the giant caves. Bats, massive stalactites and stalagmites and tons of suspense. However, despite all the mystique and secrets, caves are a special world that is always interesting to explore. These 20 caves will earn its uniqueness and beauty.

1. CUEVA DE LOS CRISTALES, MEXICO

Lugares-del-mundo-que-parecen-sacados-de-un-cuento-de-hadas-08Discovered in 2001 by two brothers, this cave is filled with crystals, which some of them are old up to 600,000 years.

2. WAITOMO GLOWWORM CAVE, NEW ZEALAND

glowwormFormed about 30 million years ago, this cave is a brilliant example of bioluminescence land. Thousands of fireflies decorate the inside of this beautiful cave in New Zealand.

3. GROTTO AZZURRA, ITALY

4V1C5718If you ever go in the vicinity of Capri (Italy), then it is imperative to visit the blue cave. Residents use to believe that it was a gathering place of devils and sirens due glittering blue water.

4. VATNAJÖKULL GLACIER CAVE, ICELAND

oraefajokull-4Formed entirely of ice, the best time to visit this cave is in the winter or autumn days. Many of the rocks have a strong blue light, which is common when glaciers in question. Do you have the courage to enter the cave which melts?

5. PHRAYA NAKHON CAVE, THAILAND

XTvliT3NYqIIn the national park Khao Sam Roi Yot lies this beautiful cave with an amazing history behind. The sun’s rays penetrate inside, illuminating the Kuha Karuhas Pavilion which was originally built in 1890 for King Chulalongkorn.

6. MARBLE CAVES, CHILE

Marble-Caverns-of-Carrera-LakeChileMany people call this cave the most incredible in the world. Light blue shimmering water and its waves are partly to blame for the unique contours of white rocks which is surrounded by.

7. cave volcano MUTNOVSKI, RUSSIA

24-Reed-Flute-Cave-In-Guangxi-ChinaSounds crazy thought that an ice cave can form inside the volcano, but this such a phenomenon is located in Russia.

8. DONGZHONG, CHINA

Datdawtaung-Cave-MyanmarA thousands of years old cave is a classroom for 186 students and eight teachers. Namely, in 1984, the Chinese decided this seemingly ordinary cave to give an educational purpose.

9. FINGAL, Scotland

Caves-Scotland-viewsThis cave is located on the island of Stafa, and its interior looks like it was hand-carved work of a superb artist. However, the nature geometric structures are hot lava that was cooled down over the years and created forms of hexagon.

10. REED FLUTE, CHINA

325Reed Flute Cave is a popular destination over the past hundred years with the drawings found in it, dating from 792 BC.

11. ELLISON’S CAVE, US

fantastic-pit-manuel-101005-02The northern part of Georgia is home of cave Ellison, which is almost 180 meters deep. With this, it is the deepest cave in the United States.

12. KYAUT SAE CAVE, MAJNMAR

Kyaut-Sae-Cave-MyanmarAccording to legend, Kyaut Sae cave in the 13th century was used by the locals to hide from the Mongols. Now, it has another special purpose. It presents a magnificent Buddhist temple and a place where monks meditate.

13. SON DOONG, VIETNAM

Hang-Son-Doong-Cave-Watch-Out-For-Dinosaurs-2This is the largest cave in the world. It was found by a local resident in 1991 and it is wide more than 200 meters high around.

14. EISRIESENWELT ICE, AUSTRIA

EisriesenweltThe largest ice caves were discovered in the late 19th century, which is relatively late considering how stunning they look. With the way around a maze of about 40 kilometers, it is followed by a variety of ice structures.

15. ORDINSKAYA, RUSSIA

Ordinskaya-Cave-750x499This cave is perfect for curious and experienced divers. Its underwater facilities extend over an area of ​​4 kilometers. The water is so clear that the way is not daunting at all.

16. CARLSBAD CAVERNS, US

cave_CarlsbadLocated in New Mexico, Carlsbad Caverns National Park is home to numerous impressive caves created before 4-6 million years.

17. BARTON CREEK, Belize

Barton-Creek-EntranceWhen you first log into this cave, you might not find anything special, until you see the skeletons. This Mayan cave was used for funeral ceremonies.

18. JEITA GROTTO, LEBANON

2If you ever have occasion to visit this cave, you immediately realize why it is so special. The movement of air and water flood your ears with unusual sounds wonderful, deep echo, which certainly will not leave you indifferent.

19. CANGO, SOUTH AFRICA

Cango-Caves-South-Africa-9-XLThese are dramatic and colorful caves in the western part of South Africa. The artifacts indicate that the entrances to these caves were a home to many people from the middle and late Stone Age. Today these channels represent tempting tours for curious tourists.

20. AVEN ARMAND, FRANCE

26488088If you dare to go down 400 meters below ground, you will encounter different types of stalactites and stalagmites that enchant with its oddity. If you love nature, you are in France, give preference to this cave and then continue the way to the Eiffel Tower.