"Postojnska Jama: wonderful caves" Top 5 Page for this destination Postojna by Cristian_Uluru
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Postojna Caves is probably the top tourism site of Slovenia. They are 21 km long but during the visit you explore only about 5.3 km: the longest publicly accessible depth of any cave system in the world.. The caves are full of fantastic stalagmites and stalactites with different colours depending by the the mineral melted inside them (red for the iron, white for limestone etc...).
The cave was discovered accidentally in 1818 and in 1819 they were opened to the public. Electric lighting was added in 1884 and in 1872 rails were laid in the cave along with first cave train for tourists.
Enjoy your visit!!!
Before living the caves you can see a great pool with some pink salamanders: that are Proteus Anguinus. This strange and... more travel advice
At the end of the Beautiful Caves you arrive to the Black Cave and from there you reach the fantastic Zimska Dvorana... more travel advice
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