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Caves in Slovakia

Dobsinska Ice Cave (Dobšinská ľadová jaskyňa)

Location near village Dobšiná, Slovak Paradise

Dobšinská Ice Cave is situated between Poprad and Rožňava towns, just a few kilometres from village Dobšiná, the area between Slovak Paradise and Spišskogemerský kras. The access point to the Dobšinská Ice Cave is from the settlement of Dobšinská ľadová jaskyňa. The path is 1 kilometer long and takes about 25 minutes. The height difference of this Slovakia cave is 130 m.  Dobšinská Ice Cave is 1483 m long. A curiosity of the cave is the instant ice filling that occurs in the form of ground ice, waterfalls, columns and ice stalagmites. Dobšinská Ice Cave belongs to one of the world most important ice caves and is included in the world national heritage of Slovakia. Temperature in the ice chamber is around -4 to 0 degrees Celsius, other parts 3, 5 degrees, so do not forget to take warm clothes. Dobsinska Ice Cave is home of 12 bat species. It is one of the first caves with electric illumination. The pathway of this Slovakia cave is 515 m long and takes 30 minutes.

Opening Hours
Otvorená : October 31 – May 15

Entrance fee : Adults : 200 SKK
Children from 6 to 15 years a disabled : 100 SKK
Students and retired : 100 SKK

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