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Postojna Caves

Jamska cesta 30, Postojna 6230, Slovenia
+386 5 700 01 00
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Postojna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Owner description: Postojna Cave is the best-known cave in the world. It is also the...
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Owner description: Postojna Cave is the best-known cave in the world. It is also the greatest tourist attraction in Slovenia and one of the world's largest karst monuments. A fantastic web of tunnels, passages, galleries and halls, the astonishing diversity of Karst features as well as easy access are certainly the main reasons for such popularity of the cave and a large number of visitors.
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Oak Island, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I have been in a lot of caves but was shocked at the beauty and depth of the Postojna Caves. We were so glad that we decided to take time to explore this wonder.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is an amazing cave that is so we'll manage that u got a train ride to enjoy viewing the naturals stalatites and stalamide. It is really a wonderful experience not to be missed.

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Pacific, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Initially we thought we'd only have time for 1 of the caves in Slovenia, and we were going to skip Postojna and go to Škocjan due to the reviews here and in Rick Steve's guide book, but we had time to do both and if you don't go to Postojna you're missing out. It wasn't too busy with tourists as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

amazing place to visit. just amazing. this should be better advertised abroad and in slovenia too. will visit it again

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I visited these caves in Oct 1973 and then again recently in Oct 2014. The caves lived up to my great memories of them - the stalactite and stalagmite formations inside the cave are amazing, and the train ride inside is lots of fun. But this time I was pleased to find the steep footpaths paved - hooray!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Exlusive expirience that you have to visit if you are near Ljubljana. You can take a bus from Ljubljana to Postojna which is about 50 minutes driving. During the winter enter in Postojna Cave is 3 times per day: at 10, 12 and 15 o'clock. The temperature in the Cave is always 10 °C . And you will have a... More 

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Wittlich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I originally wanted to visit the nearby Skocjan Caves but due to limited time and limited number of tours offered a day we instead visited Postojna. Yes there is a small train cart that shuttles you deep inside the cave and the point being its bringing you to the best parts of the cave to start a tour. It's around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Worth visiting! Set aside at least a half a day to visit them. If you are planning going by yourself, take a bus, not a train, because you will walk less. Bus Station located about 1 Km away. Be sure to check the bus schedule and the operation hours of the caves. The guides are very kind and make the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The Caves are really interesting, the train ride goes most of the distance and total time is 1 hr 30mins. Buses go from Ljubijana and are better than the train so the bus station is only 5 minutes from the caves. The caves are quite big, both 'tall/grand' rooms and also quite long, obviously as there is a train going... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

An amazing place! Ecellent walkthrough with a small train and walking. The cave was too narrow at some parts and huge at the end with a waterfall in it. The guide was very friendly and you could ask him whatever you wanted. Unfortunately no Greek tour guides. The only thing that make me unhappy with this place was the ticket... More 

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