6 unique caves that humans have found unexpected uses
6 unique caves that humans have found unexpected uses
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Cycle track

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In the city of Louisville (Kentucky, USA) they decided to build a real cycle track in the cave. This is the world's first underground mountain biking. The cave has 30-meter ceilings, and builders assure that even experienced bikers will find something to keep themselves busy. They also intend to build a small cycling school in the cave in the near future.

Night club

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But this cave in Trinidad (Cuba) was turned into a nightclub. The establishment is called Disco Ayala and is part of the Las Cuevas hotel. The club has five dance floors and three bars. And can accommodate up to 5000 people. But the legend associated with it makes the institution even more interesting for tourists. According to her, the cave used to be home to the local serial killer Carlos "Coco" Ayala, who kidnapped small children and killed them right in the cave.

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In Austria, there is a cave, in which the largest center for speloopathies in the world was built. It is called the Gastein Healing Cave. In the center, diseases such as asthma and eczema are treated with salt therapy.

Set

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The Bulgarian village of Devetaki is known to the world thanks to the huge Devetashka cave, which in the middle of the last century served as a military warehouse for oil tanks. Now it is home to numerous bat colonies, some of which are considered endangered. But the cave became famous to the world thanks to the scenes of the Hollywood blockbuster "The Expendables 2", which were filmed here.

Planetarium and procreation light show

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On one of the Spanish Canary Islands, Gran Canaria, there is a cave with unique wall paintings. It is believed that their authors are the indigenous people of the Guanche island, who settled there about 3000 years ago. These ancient inhabitants had an impressive knowledge of astronomy. Unfortunately, their culture disappeared when the Spanish conquered the islands in the 15th century. In this ancient site, you can watch a unique light show dedicated to fertility. During the six months from March to September, the sunlight that hits the cave walls produces shadows of phallic images of men and women. In the fall, these shadowy images turn into pregnant women.

Amusement park

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There is a salt mine in Wieliczka (Krakow, Poland). But salt has not been extracted from it for over ten years. And the cave is known thanks to the chapels and sculptures of religious and historical figures. There is also a unique underground lake. The complex has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978. Visitors to the unique site can also do a bungee jump at a depth of 300 meters, fly in a hot air balloon and even windsurf in a salt underground lake.

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