Top 10 Underground Walks of the World
Looking for an exotic location for your next vacation? Check out these amazing underground walks to feed your adventurous spirit!
1. Aktun Chen Eco Park Caves, Yucatán, Mexico
Walk by subterranean rivers (locally called cenotes) and peer through deep, crystal-clear water to the white floors of natural wells. Peace reigns in this surreal world of spectacular rock formations, stalactites, stalagmites, fossils, and fruit bats lying beneath untouched rain forest. Explore by foot or by scuba diving.
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|View of the Rotunda – one of Mammoth Cave’s largest rooms photo source|
|Frozen Niagara photo source|
3. Underground City, Montreal, Canada
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Wieliczka Salt Mine – Statues photo source
5. Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam
|Cu Chi Tunnel – Saigon photo source|
|Definitely not for the claustrophobic - Cu Chi tunnels photo source|
|Inside the Paris sewer system, where you can take a tour photo source|
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|Catacombs of San Clemente photo source|
Descend 330 feet (101 meters) through a 3.5-foot-wide (1-meter-wide) passage into the heart of the only wonder of the ancient world that survives to this day. Inside the awesome inner sanctum is a sarcophagus, built of granite from Aswan, 625 miles (1,006 kilometers) away.
|Inside View from The Great Pyramid of Giza photo source|
|Khufu’s Sarcophagus – Inside the Great Pyramid at Giza photo source|
About 5,000 years old and 30 times larger in area than the Empire State Building, the Great Pyramid has been the subject of centuries of speculation about its origins, construction, and purpose.