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New Athos Cave, New Athos

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New Athos Cave was known for many years simply as "bottomless pit." At approximately 1,000,000 cubic m (35,314,667 cubic ft), this cave system is a must for professional and amateur speleologists alike. The caves are made up of nine enormous chambers, each containing geological features including underground rivers and lakes, large stalactites and stalagmites, seemingly bottomless ravines, waterfalls, and oddly shaped deposits. For the protection and preservation of the cave, you'll use a railway that takes you to three stops, where you can get out and travel along walkways to take in the sights. Wear shoes with a good grip and a jacket, as it can be cold in the caves. Use our New Athos itinerary planner to arrange your visit to New Athos Cave and other attractions in New Athos.
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  • This place is a must visit in your life! It is remarkable that the staff in this natural miracle. so everything is saved. After Frank devastation observed driving on Abkhazia, here luxury underworld. Spirit fades, when you see the huge stone halls, Lake, stone figures, created by nature. Mesmerizing story guides that you see around. You experience undescribable feeling from delight to terror-before nature, which was able to "equip" their underground palaces. Particularly impressive is the music, which sounds throughout the tour. Come here again
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  • First visited Athos cave. The scale of the strikes, perhaps this is the best entertainment places solar Abkhazia!
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  • Was in such places for the first time! I liked it, very interesting to see all this in some rooms feel very small =) Abkhaz Metro too cool!)) photograph especially nothing better just remember!
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  • It's worth the wait and the time to see this huge cave with metro like train that will transport you down and then back up.
  • Amazing visit
  • Very interesting place! From the stop "cockleshell" 15 minutes walking (uphill). Ticket Office on the 1 floor (up the stairs), entrance for sculpture. Ticket price for October 4, 2016 year-500 rubles. Children up to 8 years old-free of charge. Tickets are sold at specific sessions, schedule is not posted (we were in 12:40). Duration 1 h 20 min in the cave of +14°-will have to go a little more than a kilometer in the cool and sometimes cheese site. Try to bring WARM CLOTHES (sweater fits) and comfortable shoes. An interesting excursion, to the beginning of examination (and vice versa) you're lucky the train Metro station, continue on foot. From 9 caves you explore 6 (the rest are closed to visit). On the go tours will be offered to acquire souvenirs-total unobtrusively, and without prejudice to the speed of movement of the group. In the lobby selling souvenirs, cakes and tangerine juice, there is a possibility to rent a jacket. And Yes, it is not necessary to pay for photo and video-this ticket nobody checks.
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  • Deep into the mountains, a small train takes visitors what makes the tour easy and comfortable even for a child. The caves themselves are quite large and fascinating diversity of lanshaftov. Blue lakes, white stone, yellow stalagmites inside, surely there is something to look at. The beauty of the mountains underlined the individual lighting, each room uses his musical accompaniment. The excursion takes 1.5 hours, taking into account the ascent and descent on the train, length of the pedestrian part of the excursion 1300 m. Except for slippery long bridge in the first room, the road is easy and comfortable. The cave is not cool and easy to breathe, so that nothing spoils the impression from visiting.
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  • The scale of the caves is astounding! The ticket costs 500 rubles, but not to visit this cave does not see the whole new Athos. The cave is cool, need to be warmed, because rental jackets may not be enough. An interesting excursion, first go inside, then spend six foot caves. Impressions will suffice for adults and children. It is not entirely clear why people write that unimpressed. In some caves, places to go, to say so? And if, in General, such things do not impress-why go to these places, and then leave indifferent "unimpressed"?
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