Sarıkaya Mağarası

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Location: Sarıkaya village, 5 km northwest of Yığılca, Düzce.
(40.935016, 31.398246)
Classification: SpeleologyKarst Cave
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Dimension: L=717 m.
Guided tours: L=510 m, W=80 m, H=15-40 m.
Address: Sarıkaya Cave, 81950 Sarıkaya Village, Yığılca / Düzce. E-mail:
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Sarıkaya Mağarası (Sarikaya Cave) is named after nearby village Sarıkaya. It is a rather new show cave, with modern elevated trails made of carbon fibres. There is also a modern LED light system. With the enormous size and height difference in the main chamber the trail looks like a stairwell transplanted into an airplane hangar. The cave is entered through a huge doline, where the ceiling of the cave has collapsed. A trail leads down the collapse into the cave. The trails are very safe, but because of the enormous numbers of staircases the tour requires a little fitness.