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Exploring Slovakia’s caverns and caves (Spectacular Slovakia - travel guide)

Belianksa Cave in High Tatras (Source: Michal Rengevič)

Slovakia is rich in caves, with more than 6,200 that have already been explored.

This article was prepared for an edition of the Spectacular Slovakia travel guide and was published in the travel guide Slovakia.

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Going into a cave in Slovakia does not always mean passively admiring the various ​​shapes of stalactites, stalagmites, and stalagnates. Some cave staff offer a helmet and a headlamp and turn the visit into a real underground adventure.

Slovakia is rich in caves, with more than 6,200 that have already been explored. Twelve Thirteen of these have been opened to the public by the Slovak Cave Administration (SSJ). A total of six are inscribed on the UNESCO World Natural Heritage List (Domica, Gombasecká, Jasovská, Krásnohorská, Dobšinská Ice and Ochtinská Aragonite).

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