Karain Cave, Antalya

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Karain Cave is a cave and a Paleolithic archaeological site located at Yağca village 27km northwest of Antalya city in the Mediterranean region of Turkey.Karain is a prehistoric cave, situated at a height of about 370 m from the sea and about 80 m up the slope, where the Western Taurus calcareous zone borders on the travertine plain. Evidence of human habitation dating back to the early Paleolithic age (150,000-200,000) years has been discovered in the caves, including a fragment of a Neanderthal skull.Museum of Anatolian Civilizations hosts an extensive collection of artifacts from the excavations at Karain. The people of Palaeolithic Age were hunter-gatherer communities living in caves. The stone and bone tools of the people of that Age are exhibited in the museum.
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  • though very old place in the history of mankind, I think it's a little-known us asset. I think you made some edits visually more visitors and tourists. maintenance requirements
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  • Karain cave is one of the important historical place in Antalya, Turkey. I need to look just as Karain cave. As a result of excavations and research of the cave 500,000 years ago have proven to be a place. I agree. We need more maintenance and information signs of hope will be over time. Which is one of the oldest accommodation of human history with different eyes of Karain cave ladies, and deserves to be examined. Based on half a million years ago, in a cave of course will not be things glittering. If you receive the information, before you decide to go more casual. After he left, there's no point in writing, such as experienced disappointment. After all, this is a stone age cave.
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  • If you leave even the rest stop to facilitate in mind made good, sturdy ladders (estimated 250-300 digits) takes them to the cave, but also you can see the cave I went for this skin means you aren't able to receive yourself. The cave is neglected, the only good thing out of there, out of credits the following watch the view.
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  • It's a dark cave. There was nobody else here on the day, which was nice. Come here first, then see more at the Antalya Museum -- you'll better appreciate what you see in the museum when you understand the context, IMHO.
  • Nice but if you are not a cave lover, there is nothing interesting inside. Good place when it is hot outside.
  • It is a long way up to see a little.
  • Beautiful place at nice natural environment. Only problem remain engraved inscriptions on some walls.
  • 300mt yüksekliğe tırmandığın çıkışı çok zor olan bakımsız yer