The Most Beautiful Caves in the World

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The Bothongo WonderCave
> Location: South Africa

The Wonder Cave, in the Bothongo Rhino & Lion Nature Preserve in South Africa’s the Gauteng province, is believed to be 2.2 million years old. Besides awe-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites, it contains a colony of bats.

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Crystal and Fantasy Caves
> Location: Bermuda

The Crystal and Fantasy Caves in Bermuda’s Hamilton Parish were formed during the Ice Age. Welcoming visitors since the early 20th century, they feature row upon row of stalactites and stalagmites.

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Blue Ice Caves
> Location: Norway

Nature was the architect of this wonder in Norway’s Jostedalen Valley. Located under the Nigardsbreen glacier, these caves are surrounded by ice and snow and have naturally sculpted ice walls that glow in different shades of blue.

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Križna Jama Cave
> Location: Slovenia

This cave in Slovenia’s Lož Valley, also known as Cross Cave, is for the heartier tourist, because it is naturally preserved with no concrete paths or strong lighting. There are 22 lakes in the cave, which is a sanctuary for hedgehogs, spiders, and other animal species.

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Blue Caves
> Location: Greece

The Blue Caves on the Keri Peninsula are a tourist magnet because of its strikingly blue water and spectacular stalactites. They’re also known as the Marathia Grottoes, as they’re near the village of Marathia.

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