Мраморная пещера

Mramornaja Pestera - Marble Cave

Useful Information

Location: Chatyr Dagh Plateau, Crimea. Road to Zarechnoe village, turn right 12 km up to the mountains to Perevalnoe village. Turn left at sign "Red Cave", 6 km to the cave.
Classification: SpeleologyKarst Cave
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours: V=200,000/a [2000]
Address: Mramornaja (Marble Cave), c/o Onyx-Tour, UI. G. Morozova 13, Simferopol 33300, Crimea
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1987 additional passages discovered by Simferopol speleologists.


Mramornaja (Marble Cave) is probably the best known cave of Russia and a must on every visit to Crimea. It is located on the Chatyr Dagh Plateau, a karst plateau at the foot of the Chatyr Dagh mountain. The whole area is full of caves and dolines. There is another show caves, and the surface features are easily visible, walks across the plain are also possible. It is not far from the southern coast of Crimea, but it is a little difficult to get there. Tour organizers offer day trips to this cave and other destinations, generally connected with karst.