One of the highlights of our time in Kuala Lumpur was visiting the Batu Caves in Malaysia. The statue and the limestone caves took our breath away!

In Absolute Awe of the Majestic Batu Caves in Malaysia

One of the highlights of our time in Kuala Lumpur was visiting the Batu Caves in Malaysia. The statue and the limestone caves took our breath away!

In the town of Polignano a Mare in southern Italy (province of Bari, Apulia), lies a most unique dining experience at the Grotta Palazzese. Open only during the summer months, a restaurant is created inside a vaulted limestone cave, looking outwards toward the sea. The restaurant is part of the Grotta Palazzese hotel located above.

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In the town of Polignano a Mare in southern Italy (province of Bari, Apulia), lies a most unique dining experience at the Grotta Palazzese. Open only during the summer months, a restaurant is created inside a vaulted limestone cave, looking outwards toward the sea. The restaurant is part of the Grotta Palazzese hotel located above.

the neoclassic #architecture in travertine of the temple of valadier, designed by giuseppe valadier (1762-1839), has eight sides and stands in a limestone #cave #templeofvaladier photo by @gamma_f

the neoclassic #architecture in travertine of the temple of valadier, designed by giuseppe valadier (1762-1839), has eight sides and stands in a limestone #cave #templeofvaladier photo by @gamma_f

Plan a trip to these unbelievable places using TripHobo and witness their beautiful existence on Earth.

15 Most Amazing Places In The World You Won't Believe That Actually Exist!

Plan a trip to these unbelievable places using TripHobo and witness their beautiful existence on Earth.

By venturing into the 30-million-year-old limestone caves on New Zealand’s North Island, photographer Joseph Michael was able to capture magical images of the glowworms that call this place home. Against the natural backdrop that the cave provides, it looks as though there are hundreds of miniature, blue-tinted stars, but this is actually the work of glowworms known as Arachnocampa luminosa.

By venturing into the 30-million-year-old limestone caves on New Zealand’s North Island, photographer Joseph Michael was able to capture magical images of the glowworms that call this place home. Against the natural backdrop that the cave provides, it looks as though there are hundreds of miniature, blue-tinted stars, but this is actually the work of glowworms known as Arachnocampa luminosa.

Finalist in the New 7 Wonders of Nature competition, Jeita Grotto, Lebanon (by ZappaPhotos).

Finalist in the New 7 Wonders of Nature competition, Jeita Grotto, Lebanon (by ZappaPhotos).

Lehman Caves, Great Basin National Park, Nevada; photo by Ron Niebrugge

Lehman Caves, Great Basin National Park, Nevada; photo by Ron Niebrugge

Located in the Sassi area of Matera, a town in southern Italy, Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita is one the hotel located within the natural extravagance of prehistoric caves! This world-class hotel represents the most spectacular and well-preserved example of a town where thousands of caves have been used for centuries as dwellings, churches and even palaces. The result is a unique location unlike any other hotel establishment in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage since 1993...

The Caves of Civita, a Hotel into Limestone Caves in Italy

Located in the Sassi area of Matera, a town in southern Italy, Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita is one the hotel located within the natural extravagance of prehistoric caves! This world-class hotel represents the most spectacular and well-preserved example of a town where thousands of caves have been used for centuries as dwellings, churches and even palaces. The result is a unique location unlike any other hotel establishment in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage since 1993...

The most common type of caves and caverns open to the public and also the longest and deepest caves in the world are limestone caves.

The most common type of caves and caverns open to the public and also the longest and deepest caves in the world are limestone caves.

Jeita Grotto, Nahr al-Kalb Valley, Lebanon. Eighteen kilometers northeast of Beirut, these underground limestone caves were inhabited in prehistoric times and continue to attract human visitors with their vivid colors and stalactite formations. The biggest stalactite in the world is here.  The caves consist of a network of chambers -- with an upper and a lower gallery -- stretching out for nine kilometers and accessible by an underground river.

Jeita Grotto, Nahr al-Kalb Valley, Lebanon. Eighteen kilometers northeast of Beirut, these underground limestone caves were inhabited in prehistoric times and continue to attract human visitors with their vivid colors and stalactite formations. The biggest stalactite in the world is here. The caves consist of a network of chambers -- with an upper and a lower gallery -- stretching out for nine kilometers and accessible by an underground river.

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