It’s time to unearth the beauty of majestic caves on the earth. Apart from their dazzle, these 10 grottos have historical and cultural importance. Go and explore them today.
1. Son Doong Cave, Vietnam
Explore the world’s largest cave in the Son Trach, Bo Trach, Quang Binh province, Vietnam. The crystal clear water drops for over 100 meters above us and mesmerizing sun rays moves down the side of the zigzag cliffs.
2. Ice Cave, Russia
A soft stream waves via this wonderful cave with a semi-transparent ceiling. Made by the stream that flows through the glaciers near the Mutnovsky Volcano in Russia.
The entryway is too small to enter, but the hot summer and light snowfall had built the huge grottos.
3. Naica Mine, Mexico (Cave of Swords)
It is working mine that is famous for its giant outstanding selenite crystals formed over thousands of years. Located in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, the crystal cave is shut down for the public due to its heat, depth and other problems.
4. Vatnajokull Glacier Cave, Iceland
This majestic cave is the largest glacier in Europe. The grottos formed due to the glacier ice water but it can be quite risky as the glaciers are frequently breaking it down and changing.
5. Batu Caves, Malaysia
The magnificent caves located near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is one of the iconic, sacred and famous tourist spot for Hindus in Selangor.
It is a limestone hill that consists of series of grottos and cave temples like the huge golden statue of Lord Murugan.
6. Mendenhall Glacier Cave, USA
You will discover the magic in every stage of water in the Mendenhall ice caves located near Juneau, Alaska.
The astounding blue water shines and flows over the rocks inside a semi hollow glacier. Ice caves are inside the glacier, but they are swiftly flowing out due to the global warming.
7. Algarve Cave, Portugal
Portugal is mainly famous for it’s to formations and wonderful grottos. If you’re planning a trip to Portugal, there are five sea caverns that you can’t miss.
These are Algar de Benagil (The Benagil Cave), Zorreira(The Zorreira Cave), Arcos de Marinha( The arches of Marinha), Elefante (Elephant) and Gruta do Capitao (Captain’s Cave).
8. Waitomo Glowworms Cave, New Zealand
Waitomo cave is one of the most beautiful glow worm cave in the world. It is the best location to find the glow worms.
You have to go 150 feet underground to watch the glimpse of these sparkling insects on the limestone grottos that is nearly 30 million years old. And even the roof of it looks like a sky filled with stars.
9. Tham Lod Cave, Thailand
Tham Lod Cave is the cave located in the small town of Pang Mapha of Mae Hong Son province, Thailand.
It is one of the most incredible, and it is famous for its luring natural limestone formations. The cave is 1,666 meters long.
10. Kyaut Sae Cave, Myanmar
Kyaut Sae Cave is the famous grotto all over the world that has a Buddhist temple inside it.
Mainly, the visitor is the worshippers. The sunlight penetrates via the small openings of the cave, creating a natural splendor of orange or blue colors.