|Location:||In the village of Wierzchowice, in the Kluzowody Valley in the municipality of Wielka Wies, Cracow. B 94 Kraków-Ojcow-Nationalpark, turn left at the park entrance.|
|Open:||09-APR to NOV daily 9-16. |
|Dimension:||A=390m asl, L=975m.|
|Guided tours:||D=60min, L=975m.|
Marek P Krzemien, Jozef Partyka (1987):
Jaskinia Wierzchowska Gorna,
60 pp 40 colour plates, map, survey. Wydawnictwo PTTK ”Kraj„, Warszawa - Krakow.
|Address:||Jaskinia Wierzchowska Górna, Tourist Services Bureau ”Gacek„, 31-515 Cracow, ul Bandurskiego 16/11, Tel/Fax: +48-12-4110721 Tel: +48-12-4135191.|
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|Last update:||$Date: 2015/08/30 21:58:01 $|
|around 1850s||permanent gas light installed in the cave.|
|1853||Neolithic remains discovered.|
This is the largest cave in the Cracow Upland. Unique and attractive, it is easily accessible and a perfect example of underground karst. Almost one kilometre in length, it is a famous archaeological site. Finds include cave man, lion, hyena, reindeer, and bear.
The cave is located in the Jurassic Landscape Park Dolinki Podkrakowskie and is a National Monument.
The cave has a small exhibition of speleothems, archaeological and paleontological finds.
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