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The Koněpruské Caves

Basic info

The Koněpruské (Koněprusy) Caves are situated in Central Bohemia, 7 km South of Beroun, in the middle of the nature reserve of Czech Karst, not far from the castles of Křivoklát and Karlštejn. The caves were discovered in 1950 and made accessible for the public in 1959. The caves originate in 400-million-year-old Devon calcite rocks, consist of three levels to be found 70 m under the ground-level, and over 2 km long. The accessible part is 620 m long and the sightseeing tour lasts 1 hour.The top level housed a 15th century secret workshop of money forgers. The caves can boast of unique opal-bearing decorations, as well as numerous paleonthological excavations, documenting the history of Earth Nature of the past 1.5 million years.


Address: 266 01 Beroun, P.O.Box 13
Country: Czech Republic

Phone: +420 730 572 485
Web: konepruske.caves.cz

Latitude: 49.9151229858
Longitude: 14.0674228668


Name: The Koněpruské Caves
Name original: Koněpruské jeskyně
Length: 2050 m
Depth: 70 m
Elevation of entrance: 443 m
Number of visitors: 95000 / per year
Temperature: 9.00 - 10.50 °C
Length of show path: 620 m
Duration of visit: 60 min

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