Postojna Cave

Slovenia's Postojna Cave is a mesmerizing underground world, famous for its unique network of limestone caves. The jaw-dropping beauty of stalactite and stalagmite formations invites visitors to explore one of the world's largest karst monuments. Read more

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Postojna Cave, carved by the Pivka River over millions of years, extends over 24 kilometers. It became known as a wonder of the world in the early 19th century, mesmerizing visitors with its complex system of tunnels, galleries, and halls adorned with spectacular dripstones. It houses diverse cave wildlife, including the iconic "human fish", the olm.

A highlight of the visit is a unique train ride that takes you deep into the cave system, making this stunning underground kingdom easily accessible to all ages and abilities. The guided walking tour introduces you to the fascinating geological history and vibrant ecosystem living in complete darkness.

Situated in the heart of the Karst region, Postojna Cave is an integral part of Slovenia's rich natural heritage. Its surroundings offer numerous possibilities for hiking, biking, and exploring local traditions and gastronomy.

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What to do in Postojna Cave

Postojna Cave Train

An electric train that whisks you deep into the cave's heart, offering a unique perspective on the stunning formations.

Brilliant Stalagmite

A 5-meter high white limestone stalagmite, one of the most famous features in the cave.

Concert Hall

A vast cavernous space known for its exceptional acoustics, where concerts and other cultural events are held.

The Olm

Also known as the human fish due to its skin color, it's a rare aquatic salamander that has adapted to life in the darkness.

Exotic Animals Exhibition

Showcases a collection of cave-dwelling creatures from around the world.

Karst Research Institute

Offers a deeper understanding of the geological processes forming the caves.

Predjama Castle

A short distance from Postojna Cave, this Renaissance castle is built within a cave mouth, adding further intrigue to your visit.

Vivarium Proteus

A showcase of cave animals, including the mysterious "human fish."

Postojna Cave Park

A great place for a leisurely stroll and enjoying the local flora and fauna.

Speleobiology and Speleogenesis Exhibition

An interactive exhibition explaining the creation of karst phenomena and the development of cave-dwelling creatures.

What else to visit
In and around Postojna Cave

Predjama Castle (6.78 km)

Towering cliff and mythic tales of knights and treasure, Predjama Castle in Slovenia is more than just a fortress—it's a doorway to a world of wonder. Here, history, architecture, and natural beauty merge in a spectacular display of medieval ingenuity.

Skocjan Caves (21.33 km)

Venture into an underground realm of awe-inspiring beauty and scale at Škocjan Caves. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, this labyrinth of limestone passages, colossal chambers, and subterranean rivers captivates all who enter its depths.

Lipica Stud Farm (27.86 km)

The name of the settlement is derived from the Slovene word lipa. The species is common in the area and is a national symbol of Slovenia. The staff at the Lipica Stud Farm plant a new linden tree for every foal born.

Ingolstadt (27.94 km)

Ingolstadt, perched on the banks of the Danube, is a harmonious blend of Bavarian traditions, medieval charm, and modern innovation. Famous for its fortress walls and automotive genius, the city beckons with tales old and new.

Idrija (27.94 km)

Step into the intriguing realm of Idrija, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Slovenia. Known for its centuries-old mercury mining heritage and exquisite lace-making, Idrija offers a unique blend of natural beauty and rich history.

Grotta Gigante (35.02 km)

Nestled in the Karst Plateau near Trieste, Italy, the Grotta Gigante holds the distinction of being one of the world's largest tourist caves.

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