Saturday, 11 June 2016

The Eyes of God — Prohodna Cave, Bulgaria

Mankind has long learned to create beautiful things - we are building a true architectural masterpieces, are making exciting discoveries and reach unprecedented heights in the art. However, with the witch Nature we do not match, because its creations still fascinate us with its complexity, beauty and deep meaning. One of these signs is 112 km from the city of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, and for many years impressed people with mystical aura - we are talking about an incredible cave, dubbed the "Eyes of God". 

Prohodna is a karst cave Bulgaria, located in the Iskar Gorge near the village of Karlukovo in Lukovit Municipality, Lovech Province. The cave is known for the two eye-like holes in its ceiling, known as the Eyes of God or Oknata.

Photo by Flickr/Rafran

One of the most famous caves in Bulgaria is the official name of Checkpoint "Prohodna Cave", and is located in the vicinity of the village Karlukovo. Its main feature of tourists notice right away - this is a huge natural holes in the roof of the cave, resembling giant empty sockets. 

Symmetric through the "window" always make a lasting impression on visitors to the caves, and the locals call them "eyes of the Lord." If a good look at it from a certain angle, you can really see the outlines of a person who seemed to be watching all members. In rainy weather, "Eye of God" take on added resemblance to human shape, because of the flowing water over the holes is very similar to the tears. Prohodna Cave is a natural rock bridge in the 262 meters in length. It has two entrances: Large and Small, and the height of the arches are respectively 45 m and 35 m This is the highest cave in Bulgaria.. Inside the cave paved trail for tourists, as well as sports routes of varying difficulty. This place adore extreme athletes who often train at the entrance to the bungee jumping.

Prohodna is a karst cave Bulgaria, located in the Iskar Gorge near the village of Karlukovo in Lukovit Municipality, Lovech Province. The cave is known for the two eye-like holes in its ceiling, known as the Eyes of God or Oknata.
Photo by Flickr/Lyuben Petrov

The cave is constantly open to tourists, and you can visit it by yourself, but it is recommended, though, to take a guide. should be especially careful in the winter, when the inside becomes slippery, but with the huge icicles hanging from the vaults. Not far from the attractions this is also built an interesting cave house them. Peter Tranteeva, which together with the "eyes of God" is included in the list of the hundred national tourist sites in Bulgaria. 

Prohodna is a karst cave Bulgaria, located in the Iskar Gorge near the village of Karlukovo in Lukovit Municipality, Lovech Province. The cave is known for the two eye-like holes in its ceiling, known as the Eyes of God or Oknata.
Photo by Flickr/Lyuben Petrov

Prohodna is a karst cave Bulgaria, located in the Iskar Gorge near the village of Karlukovo in Lukovit Municipality, Lovech Province. The cave is known for the two eye-like holes in its ceiling, known as the Eyes of God or Oknata.
Photo by Flickr/Lyuben Petrov

Prohodna is a karst cave Bulgaria, located in the Iskar Gorge near the village of Karlukovo in Lukovit Municipality, Lovech Province. The cave is known for the two eye-like holes in its ceiling, known as the Eyes of God or Oknata.
Photo by Flickr/Ivo Ivov

Prohodna is a karst cave Bulgaria, located in the Iskar Gorge near the village of Karlukovo in Lukovit Municipality, Lovech Province. The cave is known for the two eye-like holes in its ceiling, known as the Eyes of God or Oknata.
Photo by Flickr/Lyuben Petrov

Prohodna is a karst cave Bulgaria, located in the Iskar Gorge near the village of Karlukovo in Lukovit Municipality, Lovech Province. The cave is known for the two eye-like holes in its ceiling, known as the Eyes of God or Oknata.
Photo by Flickr/Dimitar Vajaroff

Prohodna is a karst cave Bulgaria, located in the Iskar Gorge near the village of Karlukovo in Lukovit Municipality, Lovech Province. The cave is known for the two eye-like holes in its ceiling, known as the Eyes of God or Oknata.
Photo by Flickr/forever_carrie_on

Prohodna is a karst cave Bulgaria, located in the Iskar Gorge near the village of Karlukovo in Lukovit Municipality, Lovech Province. The cave is known for the two eye-like holes in its ceiling, known as the Eyes of God or Oknata.
Photo by Flickr/Ivo Ivov

Prohodna is a karst cave Bulgaria, located in the Iskar Gorge near the village of Karlukovo in Lukovit Municipality, Lovech Province. The cave is known for the two eye-like holes in its ceiling, known as the Eyes of God or Oknata.
Photo by Flickr/Lyuben Petrov

Prohodna is a karst cave Bulgaria, located in the Iskar Gorge near the village of Karlukovo in Lukovit Municipality, Lovech Province. The cave is known for the two eye-like holes in its ceiling, known as the Eyes of God or Oknata.
Photo by Flickr/Krasi St Matarov

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