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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...More
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...More
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...More
There is an underground train into the cave. You get off at the mid station and walk through the cave to the end of the line. The path is well made and not slippy but the slopes are quite steep at times and caused problems...More
Departures every hour on the hour (some queues late morning/early afternooon, get your ticket and have a walk around the area, and roof top view of the sea and town) 500 Rbs fee, small train in and out, well lit very large caves, guide in...More
The gigantic cave at New Athos is a popular tourist attraction so be sure to get your tickets ahead of time. The tour is quite good, full of cool damp air, stalagmites and stalactites and black dynamite and campsite and cellulite but worth seeing and...More
I have seen few reviews about how touristic this caves are, too many people, etc. This is all true but, if you are travelling in Abkhasia, they are still worth it, even if tours are only in Russia. Each cave in the system is massive...More
This is the largest cave I ever seen. It has been improved since I visited it last time in 1999.
opened from 9 to 18 in summer on daily basis. During winter time schedule changes and officially it starts at 10.
It offers different type...More
If you make it to Athos, no doubt you will be sucked into this cave, a genuine, fully monetised mass tourist attraction. The caves are impressive, you'll be in with a big group, and if you arrive on your own, you might have to wait...More
Normally I post this message in Abkhazian forum but more peole can see questions in this forum. In mid June I'll be in Georgia. During my visit I also want to see Abkhazia. I have several questions: 1) In my last day in Abkhazia I will be visit New Athos. I'll be in there in saturday. Does New Athos Cave open in weekend? (cave operating hours, when it is closed to visit?) 2) I will come New Athos from Gagra. How long trip takes? I want to come New Athos earlier, due to cave trip 3) I...More