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Snezhanka (Bulgarian: Снежанка, "Snow White") is a show cave in the Rhodope Mountains, 5 km away from the town of Peshtera, southern Bulgaria. It was discovered in 1961. The cave is 145 metres long, with a constant annual temperature of 8 °C, and was formed by the Novomahlenska River 3.5 million years ago.
A picturesque niche in the Cave
|Location||Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria|
The cave is rich in stalactites, stalagmites, draperies and sinter lakes. It consists of several halls: Udders Hall, The Large Hall, The Music Hall, linked by the Toppling over which a metal bridge runs. In the Wonderful Hall, built by snow-white crystal sinter, nature has shaped a figure, often likened to the fairy-tale character Snow White, after which the cave was named.
Snezhanka is among the 100 National Touristic Places of the Bulgarian Touristic Union. The cave is open to visitors.
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