The "Cazanele" length of 7 km provides the most beautiful part of the Danube.

Danube Gorges

Gura Ponicovei cave

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GPS Coordinates:
44,59605 N, 22,25501 E

This cave is one of the largest in the Danube area. It has two entrances, one on the road DN 57 at the Ciucurul Mare and it ends in the Danube. It became a place of shelter for those who wanted to escape the communist regime by swimming in the Danube to the serbians.

The length of the galleries reaches 1667 m, and there are more of them, one upon the another, being really captivating for the visitors. Among the galleries the nicests are: Gallery of Concretionala, and Captivilor Hall. In the same cave has been found several parts and reminiscences of bear and other animals as well as ruins of the culture" hallstadt ". In the most part of it, especially when the Danube is very active, it can be flooded for 200 m.

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