Kostanjevica Jama

Kostanjevica Cave


Useful Information

Location: 1.5km from Kostanjevica na Krki. Road to the cave is signposted.
Open: 15-APR to JUN Sat, Sun, Hol 10, 12, 14, 16, 18. JUL-AUG daily 10, 12, 14, 16, 18. SEP-OCT Sat, Sun, Hol 10, 12, 14, 16, 18. [2005]
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Classification: ExplainKarst cave. Cretaceous limestone
Light: electric.
Dimension: L=2,000m, VR=45m, A=169m asl, T=12°C.
Guided tours: L=300m, D=40min..
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Address: Kostanjeviska Jama-Po poteh dediscine Dolenjske in bele Krajine Kostanjevica Na Krki, 8311 Kostanjevica na Krki, Tel: +386-608-87-088, +386-608-87-542. Tel: +386-41-297001, +386-7-49-87088 E-mail: contact
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History

1937 discovered, as the entrance collapsed because of a flood.
1971 developed, electric light and paths, opened to the public.

Description

Kostanjevica Jama is a rather new discovery in Slovenia, where most caves are known and open to the public for centuries. A flood opened the cave entrance. Several decades later it was developed and opened to the public.