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From the Crimean caves only a few equipped to visit, among them some of the most beautiful caves in Europe and the world.In Crimea, we know a large number of caves, from the smallest and up to the huge cave systems. The largest cave system in Crimea - Kizil-Koba, located on Dolgorukovskaya Yayla.
Red Cave (Kizil Koba)
This is one of the largest caves in Europe developed in the limestone.
Complex maze of passages is located on 6 floors.
Length halls Kizil Koba reaches 70-80 meters in height and 30 meters. Red cave holds the championship in the Crimea and other parameters: area (52 600 m2) and volume (200 000 m3). It accounts for 19% of the total length, 30% of the area and 13% of all cavities of the Crimea.
Marble Cave - one of the most beautiful caves in the world, is located seven kilometers from Alushta on one of the plateau Chatir-Dag at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level. Marble Cave is formed of marbled limestone. It was created over hundreds of thousands of years.
At the bottom of the mountain plateau Chatir-Doug has a number of caverns. One of them - Emine-Bair-Khosar - occupies an exceptional place, even among the natural phenomena in Europe.
But besides these, many more difficult caves are available for most tourists. In some you can go down and without special equipment. But others can only be seen using special equipment. Many caves are found traces of primitive man, on the walls pictures of animals and fragments of hunting.
The largest and one of the most inaccessible areas of the cave Crimea - Karabi Yayla. On the plateau are 300 known caves. Many of them are rich wandering formations.
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