New Athos Cave was known for many years simply as "bottomless pit." At approximately 1,000,000 cubic m (35,314,667 cubic ft), this cave system is a must for professional and amateur speleologists alike. The caves are made up of nine enormous chambers, each containing geological features including underground rivers and lakes, large stalactites and stalagmites, seemingly bottomless ravines, waterfalls, and oddly shaped deposits. For the protection and preservation of the cave, you'll use a railway that takes you to three stops, where you can get out and travel along walkways to take in the sights. Wear shoes with a good grip and a jacket, as it can be cold in the caves. By using our New Athos day trip website, you can arrange your visit to New Athos Cave and other attractions in New Athos.
New Athos Cave reviews
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... more »
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.... more »
Brilliant! Must-see Irregular admittance off-season, enquire or go on a package tour, which there plenty of offered locally... Russian only spoken
Interesting cave, especially the train to go there. Guided tours only in russian
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