The Karaca Cave in Trabzon, located away from the hustle and bustle of cities and surrounded by nature and tranquilly, is the most visited tourist attraction in Turkey, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world. Tourists planning a trip to Turkey should take advantage of the city’s photo opportunities, as it is one of the world’s most magnificent natural paintings.
Trabzon has several attractions, and in the following paragraphs, we will discuss one of them that you should consider visiting while in the city. It’s Karaca Cave, one of Trabzon’s most spectacular natural attractions. During the summer tourism season, 90 thousand guests visited Karaca Cave in GÜMÜHANE, which is said to be 150 million years old and one of the world’s few drop stone caves.
Karaca Cave, with a total length of 100 metres and a width of 1500 square metres, is formed by the joining of four elliptical parts on the outskirts of Cebeli hamlet in the city’s Torul district. The drop stones at Karaca Cave come in a wide range of hues and shapes. The cave widens in the form of funnels as it advances inward, with stalactites, stalagmites, columns, and patterned walls. The cave, which has an 18-meter ceiling height, attracts both domestic and international visitors. During the pandemic, visits to the cave were undertaken in accordance with the epidemic’s protocols. During the summer tourism season, 90,000 people visited the cave. Huseyin Celik, a cave visitor, stated:
“I can say that it is one of the most popular and wonderful caves in the world. After a long process, it fascinates its visitors as a natural wonder that has taken on this view. It is one of the most visited places among the many tourist attractions in Gümüşhane. With the visit, we are constantly witnessing this impressive beauty.”