Guha Siluman

Ghost Cave - Buniayu Cave


Useful Information

Location: Kampung Cipicung, Nyalindung, southern part of Sukabumi, West Java. About 45 minutes from downtown Sukabumi city.
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Classification:  Karst cave.
Light: electric.
Dimension: A=768m asl.
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Photography: allowed
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Address: Guha Siluman
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History

 
1982explored and surveyed by RKT Kho, George Robert, Michael Chassier and Seveau Arnoult.
1994opened to the public.

Description

Guha Siluman (Ghost Cave), was named so because of various local legends which tell about spirits and ghosts which roam the cave. The cave is also called Buniayu Cave, a combination of the Sundanese words buni meaning hidden and ayu meaning beautiful. So literally the name could be translated the Hidden Beauty.

The cave is developed with concrete paths and electric light, and has some fine speleothems.

This cave is located in the Nyalindung karst area, whch consists of 60 million years old Tertiary limestones.


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