Cave ‘Selinitsa’-Prefecture Messinia

** Cave ‘Selinitsa’

Located in: Prefecture Messinia-about 230 km away from Nafplio city

Difficulty: Easy images

Techniques of descends: Walking horizontaly

Brief Description:

The entrance of this cave is impressive , majestic and consists the estuary – exit of the old river. At the coast has formed an ” amphitheater ” from the outfall of the underground river . An ” amphitheater “, which with it’s large smooth limestons and the fragments  of marbles  is considered one of the finest places of natural beauty in the world. Walking the cave is like passing through of  the dry  riverbed of underground river.
In the past an underground river passing by it, opening a labyrinthine canal system within marbles.

To cave belongs to the same karstic system with the river called Dragon as this river until today outfalls  its waters underground at a depth of 10 meters from the sea level .
The decoration especially at the end of the cave is magical because an entire cave’s room sparkles from rare formations of stalagmites, which really leaves you  speechless in front of this splendor of nature.

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Posted on October 22, 2013, in Start from surroundings. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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