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Damlatas Cave in Alanya

Where is Damlatas Cave?

Damlatas Cave is located on the coast of Mediterranean Sea in Alanya district in Antalya. The distance of the cave to the Alanya city center is about 3 km. If you want to come to Damlatas Cave from Antalya, the distance is 124 km. In 1948, the cave was discovered during mining operations to construct Alanya Harbor.

What is Special With the Damlatas Cave?

The air in the cave is reported to contain carbondioxide, around 10 to 12 times more than in normal air, and has 95% humidity. Whether it is winter or summer, the temperature in the cave is always around 22–23 °C (72–73 °F). Damlatas Cave is popular among people with the capability of curing respiratory complaints and asthma. Remember that if you want to visit the cave for medical reasons, you should get a report from your doctor stating that there is no problem for you to stay there since it is required.

How to Go To Damlatas Cave?

Since the cave is located in an area that is very close to Alanya city center, people usually prefer private bus services take taxi to get to the cave. It will take around 10 minutes to arrive to the cave from Alanya city center.


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