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
2. WAITOMO GLOWWORM CAVE, NEW ZEALAND
3. GROTTO AZZURRA, ITALY
4. VATNAJÖKULL GLACIER CAVE, ICELAND
Formed 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
In 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
7. cave volcano MUTNOVSKI, RUSSIA
8. DONGZHONG, CHINA
9. FINGAL, Scotland
This 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
11. ELLISON’S CAVE, US
12. KYAUT SAE CAVE, MAJNMAR
According 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
14. EISRIESENWELT ICE, AUSTRIA
The 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
16. CARLSBAD CAVERNS, US
17. BARTON CREEK, Belize
18. JEITA GROTTO, LEBANON
If 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
These 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
If 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.