Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: A visitor in Taskuyu Cave takes photos in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. The cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470 m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey Fotoğraf: Serkan Avcı

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: Visitors in Takuya Cave are seen in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. The cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470 m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey Fotoğraf: Serkan Avcı

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: Visitors in Taskuyu Cave take photos in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. The cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470 m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey Fotoğraf: Serkan Avcı

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: A visitor in Taskuyu Cave takes photos in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. The cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470 m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey Fotoğraf: Serkan Avcı

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: Visitors in Taskuyu Cave take photos in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. The cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470 m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey Fotoğraf: Serkan Avcı

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: A visitor in Taskuyu Cave is seen in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. TThe cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470 m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey Fotoğraf: Serkan Avcı

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: A visitor takes photos of stalactites within Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. The cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470 m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey Fotoğraf: Serkan Avcı

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: A visitor in Taskuyu Cave is seen in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. The cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470 m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey Fotoğraf: Serkan Avcı

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: Visitors in Taskuyu Cave are seen in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. The cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470 m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey Fotoğraf: Serkan Avcı

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: A visitor in Taskuyu Cave takes photos in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. The cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470 m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey Fotoğraf: Serkan Avcı

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: A general view of Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. The cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470 m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

Taskuyu Cave in Mersin, Turkey Fotoğraf: Serkan Avcı

MERSİN, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21: A visitor in Taskuyu Cave is seen in Mersin, Turkey on February 21, 2020. Taskuyu Cave is located in Tarsus district, Mersin. The cave was discovered in 2006, and opened to visitors after being restorated and illuminated. Permo-carboniferous old marbles and miocene old limestone that covers the marble was formed naturally in the cave. The known total length of the cave is 470m and its entrance is 214 meters above the sea level. The temperature in the cave is is around 19.5°C-24°C and the relative humidity rate ranges from %77 to %89. The cave consists of interconnected galleries including stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstones, drapery dripstones and pools can be seen within the cave. It is situated 500 meters away from Eshab-ı Kehf, one of Mersin’s most prominent religious centres. ( Serkan Avcı - Anadolu Agency )

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