the neoclassic #architecture in travertine of the temple of valadier, designed by giuseppe valadier (1762-1839), has eight sides and stands in a limestone #cave #templeofvaladier photo by @gamma_f

the neoclassic #architecture in travertine of the temple of valadier, designed by giuseppe valadier (1762-1839), has eight sides and stands in a limestone #cave #templeofvaladier photo by @gamma_f

In the town of Polignano a Mare in southern Italy (province of Bari, Apulia), lies a most unique dining experience at the Grotta Palazzese

In the town of Polignano a Mare in southern Italy (province of Bari, Apulia), lies a most unique dining experience at the Grotta Palazzese

Plan a trip to these unbelievable places using TripHobo and witness their beautiful existence on Earth.

Plan a trip to these unbelievable places using TripHobo and witness their beautiful existence on Earth.

By venturing into the 30-million-year-old limestone caves on New Zealand’s North Island, photographer Joseph Michael was able to capture magical images of the glowworms that call this place home. Against the natural backdrop that the cave provides, it looks as though there are hundreds of miniature, blue-tinted stars, but this is actually the work of glowworms known as Arachnocampa luminosa.

By venturing into the 30-million-year-old limestone caves on New Zealand’s North Island, photographer Joseph Michael was able to capture magical images of the glowworms that call this place home. Against the natural backdrop that the cave provides, it looks as though there are hundreds of miniature, blue-tinted stars, but this is actually the work of glowworms known as Arachnocampa luminosa.

Located in the Sassi area of Matera, a town in southern Italy, Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita is the hotel located within the natural extravagance of prehistoric caves! A spectacular and well-preserved example of a town where thousands of caves have been used for centuries as dwellings, churches and even palaces. A UNESCO World Heritage since 1993...

Located in the Sassi area of Matera, a town in southern Italy, Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita is the hotel located within the natural extravagance of prehistoric caves! A spectacular and well-preserved example of a town where thousands of caves have been used for centuries as dwellings, churches and even palaces. A UNESCO World Heritage since 1993...

Lehman Caves, Great Basin National Park, Nevada; photo by Ron Niebrugge

Lehman Caves, Great Basin National Park, Nevada; photo by Ron Niebrugge

One of the highlights of our time in Kuala Lumpur was visiting the Batu Caves in Malaysia. The statue and the limestone caves took our breath away!

One of the highlights of our time in Kuala Lumpur was visiting the Batu Caves in Malaysia. The statue and the limestone caves took our breath away!

Fireflies - Limestone Caves beneath Ishigaki Island (Yaeyama, Okinawa, Japan)

Fireflies - Limestone Caves beneath Ishigaki Island (Yaeyama, Okinawa, Japan)

Finalist in the New 7 Wonders of Nature competition, Jeita Grotto, Lebanon (by ZappaPhotos).

Finalist in the New 7 Wonders of Nature competition, Jeita Grotto, Lebanon (by ZappaPhotos).

The most common type of caves and caverns open to the public and also the longest and deepest caves in the world are limestone caves.

The most common type of caves and caverns open to the public and also the longest and deepest caves in the world are limestone caves.

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