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Sueva Dupka - Syeva Dupka - Sueva Dupka Cave - Saeva Dupka Cave

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Location: Hwy Sofia-Lovetč, 120 km from Sofia. 1 km from Malka Brestniza.
(E 24° 11' 16.44", N 43° 02' 51.40")
Open: All year daily 8-18.
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Dimension: L=210 m, VR=40 m, T=7-11 °C, H=90-98 %.
Guided tours: L=400 m, D=40 min.
Photography: not allowed, may be allowed by guide
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1963 declared a natural landmark.
1967 opened to the public.


The Sueva Dupka (Soybean Hole) is interesting for different cave species. Scientists found, that primitive man inhabited the cave. A coin with the image of the Roman emperor Antoninus was also found in the cave. During the Ottoman occupation of Bulgaria the cave was used by the locals as a hideout.