Oylat Mağaraları

Oylat Cave


Useful Information

Location: 1km south of Hamiliye village. 17km southeast of Inegöl. At the exit of Oylat River canyon.
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Classification:  Karst cave.
Light: electric.
Dimension: L=650m.
Guided tours: L=650m.
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Address: Tel: +90-, Fax: +90-
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History

 
2008opened to the public.

Description

Oylat Mağaraları (Oylat Cave) is famous for its speleothems like stalactites, stalacmites, soda straws, flowstones and cave pearls. The cave contains a large colony of bats, a fact which is utilized to prohibit photography. The first part of the cave is a narrow passage with numerous speleothes, including rimstone dams, with a temperature of 17°C and a humidity of 78%. At the end of this passage lies the Big Debris Chamber. The cave becomes wide and high, the temperature changes to 14°C and a humidity of 90%. The floor is covered by large blocks of debris, hence the name, which are covered by huge stalagmites. The chamber offers numerous stalagmites, stalactites and pilars of enormous size.


See also


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