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Visiting The Bear's Cave, Chiscau, Romania

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added on 27th of July, 2009

Hi there, I’m writing this article to share with you my trip with the family to one of the greatest dripstone cave in the Romania.

This is situated near Chiscau, at it is full with tourists almost every time. The cave is about 800 m long, and it is full with really great dripstone formations, with different forms and of course with different fictional names, like: elf, house, rocket, etc. You can shot some photos only if you pay a fee for it and as usual you can’t touch anything.

The presentation is about 30 min. and you will get some really great information about the exploration of the cave, and some of the formations, and how the dripstone is formatted. Did you know? For one cm3 of dripstone you have to wait 100 years… It is really great.

Also in the cave was found some prehistorically bear bounds, this is why the cave was named the Bear’s Cave.

If you decide to visit this cave don’t forget about tick cloths because the temperature in the cave is constantly fewer than 8 Celsius.

After you visit the cave you should buy a lot of souvenirs just around the cave from the market places, like stones, hats, and others.

Near the cave it is a good place to camping and picnic with a lot of grass and a little brook.

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Victoria wrote on Jul 28, 2009:
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Recent reviews for Chiscau

Bear Cave adventures - Jun 30, 2009, by angel
The Cave of the Bear is a dripstone cave located at about 70 kilometers from Oradea in the Chiscau village. It was found in 1975. It got it's name because there were found traces of the Ursus spelaeus - the cave bear - which disappeared 15... Read more »

Amazing drip stone cave in Chiscau, Romania - Jul 27, 2009, by asterix
In Chiscau is one of the greatest drip stone caves in Romania, called Bear's Cave. It's is about 500 m long, an it is full with really great drip stones in different shapes. It got its name from one particular that shapes a bear. There is... Read more »


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