Gökgöl Mağarası


Useful Information

Location: Near Zonguldak, at the Zonguldak-Ankara Highway. Northwest of Ankara, east of Istambul, at the shore of the Black Sea.
Open: All year daily 9-12, 13-18.
[2008]
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Classification: ExplainKarst cave
Light: electric.
Dimension: L=3,200m.
Guided tours: L=815m, V=36,000/a[2004]
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Address: Tel: +90-, Fax: +90-
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History

1976 cave discovered.
1998 developed for the public.
2001 opened to the public.

Description

Gökgöl Mağarası (Gökgöl Cave) is a rather young show cave. Located in the vicinity of the coal mining city Zonguldak, right at the important highway to the Turkish Capital Ankara, it has a lot of visitors. The cave is well developed with concrete paths and electric light. It has numerous impressive speleothems and huge chambers.