Paradise Cave, Checiny

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Paradise Cave is a horizontal karstic limestone cave located inside the Malik hill, to the south of Kielce, Świętokrzyskie Voivodship, Poland.It is part of the "Red tourist trail Chęciny - Kielce" in the Świętokrzyskie Mountains .DescriptionThe cave has a length of 240m and vertical range of 9.5m however, only a section of 180m length and two entrances are open to visitors. Despite its small size it is regarded as one of Poland's most beautiful caves and attracts numerous visitors. Its corridors lead through five chambers and caverns, that are ornamented with speleothems, such as stalactites, stalagmites and columns of calcified rock deposited over tens of thousands of years. In order to maintain an internal temperature of 8to and 95 percent humidity required to preserve the cave's historical value and ecological integrity a maximum of fifteen people accompanied by a guide are admitted to enter the cave every fifteen minutes. In front of the entrance is an info center illuminated by optical fiber, that exhibits the cave's archeological and paleontological discoveries that include a replica of a Neanderthal camp, Mousterian assemblages and fossilized bones of contemporary Paleolithic fauna.
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  • This is the most amazing place in the antire area - if you;re around and have 1-2 spare hours, you have to see it, even at the expence of Chęciny castle. It's a 180-meter long walk inside one of the m...  more »
  • I will say briefly is the mandatory for visitors to Earth by Kielce by-pass. Is an amazing one-of-a-kind. Revelation. I RECOMMEND I RECOMMEND I RECOMMEND
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  • A wonderful, beautiful and delightful. My son 5 years was delighted. I recommend to all if you in Kielce have to see it
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