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Bellamar Caves, Matanzas

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Explore Bellamar Caves, an ancient cavern system with intricate rock formations. Venture into the deepest caves in Cuba, which, discovered in 1861, rank among its oldest tourist attractions. Descend a large man-made staircase into the cavern, where you can explore 1 km (0.6 mi) of the vast system. Admire the stalactites, stalagmites, and glittering crystalline formations that grace the cavern walls, and consider taking a drink from the "fountains" of love and youth. Before you head to Matanzas, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Matanzas trip generator, to make sure you see all that Matanzas has to offer, including Bellamar Caves.
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  • Probably one of the most interesting caves of Cuba, magnificent mantle of crystals... Provide a flashlight... See on the way between Varadero and Havana
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  • Very nice visit underground! Attention however visit is sporty enough with a few narrow passages and especially a lot of steps to go to the different galleries.
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  • The cave was originally discovered, like most, by accident, when a worker lost a valuable tool in a small hole in the ground and then discovered a huge cavern when they opened the hole a bit. Also typ...  more »

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