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New Athos Cave

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New Athos Cave

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onova2014 wrote a review Mar 2019
Moscow, Russia2,607 contributions340 helpful votes
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Remember this cave since my childhood and glad it was not destroyed during the war. Actually it was renovated and up-dated and became even more comfortable and enjoyable to explore! Amazing natural surprise! Makes much more sense with a tour guide's explanations!
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Date of experience: June 2018
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KGB777 wrote a review Dec 2018
Singapore, Singapore41,488 contributions2,453 helpful votes
This is a very large cave with plenty of interesting stalactites and stalagmites to see inside. Entrance fee is 500 RUB but that includes the train ride in and out. You'll be forced to join a Russian language tour with about 100 other people, and that definitely detracts from the quality of the experience. But it's still worth the effort of visiting.
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Sarima T wrote a review Oct 2018
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I really would love to visit this cave again and again ,,soooooo amazing 😍you can see demon faces formed naturally Highly recommendation 👍🏻
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Date of experience: October 2018
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YvonneBudapest wrote a review Aug 2018
Budapest46 contributions42 helpful votes
Definitely worth trying if you are tired of the humid days in Sukhum or elsewhere. A time-trip to the formation of Earth. The tours are in Russian, so be prepared. The tour lasts 90 minutes with a small train taking you to and from the entrance point. Plenty of photo opportunities. Musical accompaniment to the spectacle from recordings. Must wear good shoes or sandals to avoid slipping (which happened to group members). 14 degrees inside in all seasons.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Gyan Fernando wrote a review Jun 2018
Exeter, United Kingdom6,601 contributions363 helpful votes
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This is a massive limestone cave. From the visitor centre, a train will take you underground. From there you walk on non-slip walkways admiring the limestone formations. A guide will accompany a group of 100 or so and the commentary is in Russian. The cave is slightly cold so you need warm clothes. The whole tour including the train ride takes about one hour.
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Date of experience: May 2018
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