15 most impressive and picturesque caves in the world (33 photos)

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There are a huge number of caves on our planet, but there are some that take your breath away and make you want to visit them.

Hang Son Doong Cave (Son Doong)

Son Doong Cave is located in Vietnam and is the largest in the world. In 2009, a group of British speleologists led by Howard Limbert explored the cave. The cave immediately entered the Guinness Book of Records

Thamlod Cave

Thamlod is filled with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites and is home to hundreds of thousands of Pacific swifts that have adapted to living in the cave

Batu Caves, Malaysia

Batu caves are about 10 kilometers from the city of Kuala Lumpur. Hindu sanctuaries dedicated to the god Murugan are located in the cave

Cave of Giant Crystals

These amazing caves, called Caves of Crystals (Cueva de los Cristales), are located in the Mexican desert at a depth of 300 meters. The cave was discovered in 2000

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Svitlyachki cave

Firefly Cave is one of the most famous places in New Zealand. Its main feature is thousands of mushroom gnats covering the vault of the cave, looking at which creates the impression that you are looking at the starry sky.

Mendenhall Glacier Caves

The Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska is famous for its huge ice caves.

Kyaut Sae Cave, Myanmar

Few people know about this cave, but it is stunning both with its size and the fact that a Buddhist temple is located in it.

Marble caves in Chile

The Marble Caves or the Marble Cathedral are the main attraction of Lake Lago General Carrera in Chile.

Another name for these interesting caves is Las Cavernas de Marmol. This unusual place is one of the most visited in Patagonia. The labyrinth of the most beautiful caves is located in a high mountain lake on a limestone peninsula.

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Beach with caves

In the town of Algarve, Portugal, there is an unusually beautiful beach. It is decorated with labyrinths of caves.

Er Van Dong Cave

Researchers accidentally came across a cave so huge that inside it there is its own weather system - thin clouds and eternal fogs. The hidden cave system was named Er Van Dong

Ice cave of Vatnaekjudl glacier

Vatnaeküdl is the largest glacier in Europe. Its area is 8300 square meters. km The average thickness of the ice is 500 meters. There are beautiful ice caves in the southern part of the Vatnaekjudl glacier

Allison Cave

A cave with a depth of 179 meters and at the same time an attraction. Anyone can descend into this cave under the guidance of experienced instructors.

Phraya Nakhon Cave

The Phraya Nakhon cave is located in the southern part of the Thai peninsula, in the Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park. In fact, it is not a cave, but a huge valley that is 65 meters deep and 50 meters wide, with overhanging walls covered with plants and stalactites. Inside the valley is a pavilion built for the visit of King Rama V in 1896. He stopped here on his way to his summer palace in Bangkok.

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Cave of the volcano Muntovskyi

In the Far East of Russia, in the area of ​​the Muntovsky volcano, Kamchatka, there is a strange ice cave. Hot flows of lava, ice, geysers and sunlight created a fabulously beautiful cave.

Reed Flute Cave

The fantastically picturesque Reed Flute Cave is the largest and most beautiful of the karst caves in Guilin, China. Thanks to the unique lighting and reflection in the underground lake, the impression of the unreality of what is happening is created!