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Category: Cultural Heritage

SZTRASZYKOWA GÓRA CAVE


The size of the cave opening attests that the local population has known about the cave for a long time. Behind the vast, rectangular entrance the chamber is gradually elevated. On the right side of the chamber there is a small hole leading to a kind of a shelf above the valley floor, which offers a beautiful view. This section of the cave is illuminated by daylight. Going further down the main corridor, after passing a low-ceiling section, we enter a few-dozen metres long and very winding corridor.

At the Ryczów village turn south and follow the yellow trail towards the Straszykowa Góra mountain. The route leads to the place whose left side consists of a tree-less slope (a few-years old overgrowing site of a fire). Go through the site (there is a wide path). Then the trail enters the forest. Continue slightly down through the ravine. You should arrive at rocks with a distinctive eave (on the right). Behind this rock, a few meters above the bottom of the ravine, there is a large rectangular opening of the cave.

 

Location
Ogrodzieniec
Ogrodzieniec
Kraków-Częstochowa Jura
in the forest, in the country, underground
Contact data
: 32 673 22 85
: 32 673 33 64
: 32 673 37 98
: biuro@jura.info.pl
: jura.slaskie.travel
General Information
: 25 min.
: 15 min.
: underground tourist routes
Availability
: whole year

Cave length – approx. 150 m
Tour time: about 25 minutes
Internal temperature about +7.0oC .
Humidity about 85.0 %.
The cave is not illuminated electrically.
Access impossible for people with disabilities.
Unguided touring.
Comfortable sports footwear and warm clothing in the summer are recommended.
Flashlight mandatory.

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