Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst, Jasov

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The Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst is a UNESCO World Heritage site consisting of 712 caves spread out over a total area of 55800ha along the border of Hungary and Slovakia.
This UNESCO World Heritage site includes seven components. They are Aggtelek, Szendrő-Rudabánya Hill, and Esztramos Hill in Hungary, and Dobšinská Ice Cave, Koniar plateau, Plešivec plateau, and neighbourhood of Silica and Jasov in Slovakia.
Caves included are:
Baradla and Domica complexGombasek CaveSilica Ice CaveDobšinská Ice CaveOchtinská Aragonite CaveJasovská Cave
Baradla-Domica Cave complex is 21km long with approximately one fourth of that on the Slovak side and the rest in the Hungary. The first written mention of Baradla cave dates back to 1549 and from 1920 it serves as a tourist attraction. Ján Majko discovered Domica Cave (Slovak part of the complex) in 1926 and the tourist circuit opened to public in 1932 has more than. Cave was inhabited as far as 5000 BC and is an important archeological site of Bükk Culture. Temperature in the Slovak part varies between 10and with a humidity above 95%.
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  • A can the most beautiful caves that I have seen in Europe. Unfortunately, but 1 km open for public. Unfortunately no Emgelstalige guide be an English concise explanation on Scripture. Remember to bring a sweater or jacket. On leaving the cave there Miss richtingbordjes to the parking lot.
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  • This is a baetiful cave, one of its kind in the region. It is a great experience that you go in the cave in Hungary and come out in Slovakia. :) I cannot get used to this fun feeling. It was my second...  more »
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