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Karaca Cave, Torul

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Karaca Cave (Turkish: Karaca Mağarası) is a network of caves located near the town of Torul in Gümüşhane Province, Turkey.

Although the cave was known to the people living in that region, it became open to tourism as a result of the scientific research conducted by Sukru Eroz, a geological engineer from Cebeli Village, between the years 1983-1990. Prof. Dr. Remzi Dilek and his team from the Department of Geological Engineering at the (Karadeniz Technical University) contributed a lot of research and scientific studies of the cave. As a result of these studies, it was opened to tourism in 1996 after the Ministry of Culture and Tourism was informed and the cave was officially registered.

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  • We stumbled upon this cave due to a wrong turn with Google Maps. As we were close by we decided to take a look and were pleasantly surprised! It is small but BEAUTIFUL. When in the area it is a must.....  more »
  • Must see. The drive up was gorgeous. See the stalagmites and stagtites and imagine what animals you can see. I liked the hammerhead shark.  more »
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  • Nice place to visit 1.5 hr from city center cold can reach 16 degrees , has nice seenary with natural Stone formation, must plan a visit when in town to enjoy the weather 🌞,and clean air, 10 TL for entry fee
  • Really beautiful place, I would love to recommend it for visiting, it's around 1hour and 30 min from Trabzon at hight of 1500 m from see level
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