Damlatas Caves, Alanya

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Admire stalactites, stalagmites, and other rock formations located right next to the beach at Damlatas Caves. When construction crews began building the harbor in 1948, nobody expected that a dynamite blast would unearth a geological wonder hidden below the city. The air inside the cave has proven beneficial to those suffering from asthma and other respiratory conditions, which is what initially drew visitors from all over Turkey to Alanya and established the city as a renowned tourist destination. The temperature inside the cave remains a steady 22 C (71 F) throughout the year, so make sure to bring appropriate clothes. Because of stairs near the entrance, the cave is not easily accessible for wheelchair users. Damlatas Caves is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Alanya Edition.
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  • Stalactite cave the cave before blind people. The cave is too small, flattened and extremely moist. Are you having trouble breathing. If you do not pay attention to your head, you feel like you're çarpacakmış to stalactites. It's due to the small and is very much a tourist in Alanya in summer is crowded in there you can bunala, you do not want to get too much already inside. Alanya Castle is well worth a visit, but under more beautiful, more worth to be visited, I saw in the cave.
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  • I believe that there need to go only by the physician. The air there. Breathe like that weird. A friend even poplohelo after it. And so little space inside. But nice.
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  • The place is very interesting. Beautiful staloktity and stalognity. Small lights, and air-very nasyshennyj. Spend a few minutes here-not expensive and impressions. If interested, you can read more about the cave on the blog "there are Hedgehogs".
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  • Firstly, the cave is only open to people with asthma in the morning. However, we visited in the afternoon so for us this was not a problem. Nonetheless, it seems there were still people with asthma or perhaps just local people sitting there in the afternoon. This in itself is fine, but their reaction to tourists coming to take pictures (used no flash) at a tourist attraction(!) was anything, but fine. The amount of unpleasant looks and glares we got is unacceptable. Secondly, the cave itself is rather disappointing. From reading online we were left with the impression that it would be quite a large cave. However, it did not live up to its expectations. The cave itself is not that long and ends in a larger area with benches.
  • A old Cave from aprx. B.C. 4800. The Air has % 98 Humudity. The Entrance is not expensive. It is a not so big Cave. If you drive with Car, you need to pay for Parking.
  • Very small cave, not excited. I've expected something great but...better spend your time in Alanya castle.
  • Well... Don't expect much. Its a small cave that is crowded with people. Not really worth the time. Better to buy a icecream outside.
  • 5 stars because my father was healed from allergy right after visiting this cave.

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