Situated in the
Harmanecka valley, in southern part of the Greater Fatra,
to the northwest of Banska Bystrica. It was formed in
the Middle Triassic limestones by the ancient paleoflow,
at two developmental levels. The overall length of the
cave is about 2,763 m. The cave is known for a rich
occurrence of white soft sinter. Mighty pagoda-like
stalagmites, sinter waterfalls, draperies and sinter
pools can easily catch your eyes. The cave shelters 9
species of bats with the dominant Myotis myotis -
having the colony of about 1,000 members. Its winter
colony ranks among the most important ones in Slovakia.
The entrance space called Izbica (Little Chamber) has
been known to the locals since the ancient times.
Farther spaces were discovered in 1932. Since 1950,
accessible to the public are 720 m.