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Cave crag: photo description (Crag Cave)

Crag cave is a limestone cave, but rather a huge cave system near the Irish town of Castleisland in County Kerry, province of Munster).

Crag cave is a spectacular two-level underground building, which was was created by mother nature over a million years ago. The length of the cave, the crag is about 4 km and is one of the largest cave systems in Ireland.

The existence of the cave Craig was officially recorded the Geological survey of Ireland in 1859. However, the first serious study was made in the early 80-ies of the 20th century, and in the 87-89 years, with the aim of transforming the cave into a popular tourist attraction, was carried out a number of necessary finishing works - padded comfortable paths and bridges, lighting, etc. Cave crag was opened to the public on 20th may 1989.

Today the cave is Craig - one of the most popular natural attractions of County Kerry, which each year attracts thousands of tourists. Professional guides will lead you through the labyrinth, and spacious galleries of the cave crag, and you will be able not only to enjoy the incredible beauty of stalactites and stalagmites, but also learn a lot of interesting information. One of the most beautiful galleries of the cave crag is considered to be the Crystal gallery, which got its name due to decorating her nearly transparent stalactites.

The visitor center has a gift shop and a great cafe where you can relax and have a snack. Children under 12 years old are invited to attend the so-called "Crazy Cave" - entertainment center with a lot of active fun (rope bridge, climbing, swimming pool with balls, etc.).