An impressive 8-meter-high entrance to the Kateřinská Cave opens in the right valley slope of Suchý Žleb near Skalní Mlýn (Rock Mill).
It consists of two massive domes with adjacent corridors. A man lived here long ago in the Palaeolithic Era and his remains have been preserved, as have the bones of Quaternary animals such as bears.
The humidity here is at an incredible 99% – that’s like in a rainforest! The main dome is the largest accessible cave space in the Czech Republic. This natural temple has fantastic acoustics. It is no wonder that concerts are held here. The guide will play some of Verdi’s Nabucco to you as well…
However, you won’t believe not only your ears but also your eyes. For instance, when you see one of the most beautiful scenes of the whole Moravian Karst – the so-called Bamboo Forest consisting of dozens of long, thin stalagmites and stalagnates, which really do evoke slender bamboos…
The guide will also tell you an engaging legend about the young shepherdess Kateřina(Catherine), who was looking for a lost sheep around the cave. When she entered the cave, she got lost and… if you want to know how the story ends, come and you will find out in the cave!
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