For most tourists, caves are probably boring. The reason for this is that they think that the only things which can be found in a cave are bats and ancient bones. Well, they probably don’t know that among their rich histories and incredible natural beauties, some caves also offer interesting things that they would never expect to find there. These things will probably change their impression and they will visit these caves more often. Here are some interesting things that you can find in a cave:
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Wieliczka Salt Mine, located outside of Krakow, Poland, was known as a mine, but no salt has been mined here for more than a decade. Even if technically this is not a cave, the place is almost 300 kilometers long and features a nine level huge complex that homes important sculptures of religious and historical figures. Starting with the 13th century, many generations of Catholic minsters built some impressive structures, including a huge cathedral. This cave also homes an underground lake and chandeliers made of salt. To be mentioned that Wieliczka Salt Mine also has a spa, which is recommended for tourists who have respiratory difficulties.
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The Mega Cavern Bike Park is a cave that can be found in Louisville, Kentucky. This place is home to probably the world’s first underground mountain biking course. If it’s not the first, than it definitely is the largest indoor bike park ever built. This impressive cave was designed by Joe Prisel, known for being a bike park creator for the ESPN X Games. Mega Cavern Bike Park is a 92-icre cavern that also homes a business park and a variety of entertainment attractions.
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It is hard to believe, but more than 25 million people in China still live in caves. It worth knowing that an entire community in Shaanxi lives in caves. In this province, the porous soil of the loess plateau allows people to easily dig a cave. Locals also have a name for this type of caves, which are named “yaodong.” Even if though they could have moved, these people don’t want to leave this place, because they have lived here all their lives. To be mentioned that some of these caves are in high demand for people looking to rent or buy.
Well, caves are not boring all the time. When visiting these interesting caves you will probably have a unique experience that will last. Which was the most interesting cave that you have visited?
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