Lie world cave is located in Beyrekbucak Neighborhood, which is connected to Gazipasa district of Antalya province. The cave attracts the attention of many people due to its natural formation and age. The cave, which is thought to be about 5 million years old, has a constant temperature of 28 degrees both in summer and winter.
Lie world cave in Gazipasa, Antalya
Although the cave is 4 kilometers long, only 450 meters of it is open to visitors. After the arrangements made by Gazipasa District Governorate and Antalya Governorship in 2010 and lighting inside the cave, it is open to visitors. The cave is illuminated not by a single color of light, but by various lights such as yellow and blue.
It is also thought by some that the cave is good for asthma. In fact, the cave is visited by the local people for this purpose. Apart from this, the cave is also home to a bat species that lives only within its borders. That’s why it attracts a lot of attention.
The entrance of the cave is narrower than the other caves. In addition, the inside of the cave has a constant humidity of 75 percent in both summer and winter months. In the 450-meter section of the cave, which is open to visitors, there are three different sections at 100-meter intervals. The temperature, humidity, age of the cave and the fact that it is still a living cave apart from the bats that live within its borders, attracts a lot of attention.
In other words, the formation of the cave is not yet complete. The researchers observed that the stalactites and stalagmites formed in the cave combined over time to form columns.
The Lie World Cave Story
Lie world cave attracts attention not only with its appearance but also with its story. A man who once lived in a cave falls in love with a girl in a settlement very close to the cave. One day they meet in the cave, an earthquake happens and the ceiling of the cave collapses. After the earthquake, the man is trapped on one side of the cave and the girl is stranded in a separate place. Hearing this, the villagers call the cave the Cave of the Lie World because of this story.
The cave is open to visitors between 09.00 and 18.00.