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Postojna Caves, Postojna

Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 3,000+ reviews on the web
Ride on a double-track railway through the underground tunnels of Postojna Caves and see colorful rock formations, as well as the 100 species that make the caves their home. One of the largest caves in the extensive karst plateau features 21 km (13 mi) of passages, galleries, and chambers illuminated by electric lighting. A historical train takes you to large halls adorned with chandelier-like stalactites and limestone "sculptures," such as "the brilliant," a shiny white limestone formation. Meet the olm, a salamander popularly called the dragon's offspring or the human fish. Archduke Ferdinand I was the first to officially visit the cave in 1819, but several writings on the cave walls date all the way back to the 13th century. Note that audioguides are available in a range of languages. Plan your visit to Postojna Caves and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Postojna travel itinerary maker.
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  • very beautiful caves, descending with trenino has catapulted as in another size cover all winter there are 9 degrees in winter and summer
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  • Wonderful, for anyone out there is EVEN a must! Don't be alarmed by the price because after entering the train will enjoy every moment, what you will see is wonderful! Light coat because it's cold inside, for the unprepared rent coats but are a few more euros you can avoid.
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  • Words cannot describe! Lifetime experience, what has been the most beautiful cave I checked. Charms and lenyügöz ...
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  • There's a good reason this is one of Slovenia's most popular tourist attractions - it's really cool! I loved the train rides in to and out of the caves. Our tour guide inside the caves was interesting and lively, which made it all the more enjoyable. If you're in or around Ljubljana, then you really do have to go and see this place.
  • This was a fun family outing. The cave train is reasonably priced, we payed 18 euro per adult for the train as well as admission into an adjoining cave that housed several aquariums with cave creatures. The tour guides spoke good English and were very knowledgeable about the geology and the history of human activity within the cave. We would recommend this trip to others visiting the area.
  • Truly an amazing experience in this beautiful cave. Definitelly a place to visit. Don't forget your gets quite cold down there! (if you do you can buy one)
  • Some of Europes oldest cave networks. You travel on a train for 2kms into the cave. Temperature in summer is a constant 10 degrees inside. Deepest part of cave 150m. Beautiful.
  • The cave itself is amazing. Everything else is bad: first, they take a photo of you while you go through the gate without asking. Then you hop on the train that takes you to the caves. The tour guide rushes you through "because the other group is right behind us and we don't want to block the paths". Using of camera flash is prohibited so the tourists don't disturb the creatures living in the caves... half of the group will not understand what "prohibited" means. Then there will be one particular ethnic group that joins the English tour guide even though they don't understand a word in English and their travel guide will simultaneously translate what the cave guide says while he is speaking to you about the caves...
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