Prometheus Cave Natural Monument
Prometheus Cave, named after the Greek mythological hero Prometheus, chained on the south Caucasus Mountains, was discovered in 1984. It is the longest cave of such kind open to the public in Georgia: there are discovered about 11 km length 22 halls; only six are available to visit. This 1, 8 km one-hour trail is 40 meters below sea level and passes through all beautifully lighted 6 halls: Argonauts, Kolkheti, Medea, Love Hall, Prometheus and Iberia Halls. The pass finishes by pedestrian or boating tour on an underground flow of river Kumi. It takes only 15 minutes.
Four distinct layers were formed during different stages of the Earth’s development. The cave was renovated in 2010 and features underground light system filled with LED lights along with soothing classical music tunes, the temperature inside the cave is a constant comfortable 14 degree Celsius. The cave is open to the tourist year around, but boat trip is available if the water level is suitable for navigation.
Driving distance: from Tskaltubo is (10 min); from Kutaisi - 21.8 km (35 min); from Batumi - 155 km (2 hr 46 min); from Tbilisi - 251 km (4 hr)
Working: Every day except Monday, 10:00 -18:00
Admission: Visitor Center in Kumistavi Village, Tskaltubo municipality, Imereti region, Georgia
Ticket Price for adults: 23 GEL
Boat trip: 17.25 GEL
Safety: boating is prohibited if the water level rises in the cave.
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