Bulgarian nature offers a variety of landscapes with unique rock formations, majestic mountains and scenic areas. But most of all Bulgaria is known for its many caves. Numerous of caves are located in Bulgaria. However, just a few of them are accessible and open for public. There are found about 4,620 caves in Bulgaria by now and each of them has a specific history. Studies have proved that there are evidence of prehistoric life in the Bulgarian caves. The caves in Bulgaria are mostly karst caves.
Caves in Bulgaria
The caves in Bulgaria were inhabited by people as early as the Stone Age and you can see clear signs of ancient cultures. The beauty of stalagmites, stalactites and water pools make the Bulgarian caves very beautiful.
The most interesting caves in Bulgaria are:
The Devil’s Throat cave
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Devetashka Cave Bulgaria
Devetashka Cave is one of the most famous Bulgarian caves. It is located 18 km NE of Lovech and 2 km of the village of Devetaki. Devetashka Cave is well-known for its seven different sized holes in the cave roof. Here the sunlight penetrates the central hall and part of its two fields.
Studies have proved that Devetashka cave used to be inhabited during almost every historical era. The earliest traces of human presence is from the middle of the Early Stone Age about 70,000 years BC. Thus, Devetashka is among the cave deposits with the richest cultural artifacts and history influence.
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