Postojna Cave



When nature waved with a magic wand it created several majestic places around the world and Postojna Cave is undoubtedly one of them. Attracting more than 500.000 visitors per year it is also one of the greatest tourist attractions in Slovenia. It shows off with 21 km of breathtaking underground halls, passages and galleries.

History of the cave goes way back to the 13th century although the first official visitor, Archduke Ferdinand I, signed in the register book in 1819. More than 34 million people have seen colourful diversity of this cave system with Human fish and the Brilliant stalagmite since then.

Visitors are able to observe different shaped stalactites, stalagmites columns, arches and many more forms from the unique train which is suitable for people of all ages. Besides the train, tourists can explore Postojnska jama by guided tours which are offered in Slovene, English, German and Italian language or in 10 other world languages using audio guides.

Postojna Cave and its surroundings offer numerous possibilities for their guests. Hence, people can observe medieval Predjama Castle just few kilometres away, learn about indigenous inhabitants of the Postojan Cave or admire impressive photo exhibition of butterflies in Vivarium Proteus. For even more adventures guests Postojna Cave offers specially designed tours which will take visitors to the unforgettable experience through intertwined network of the Postojna Cave System, Small Caves, Coloured Passage, kingdom of the dead and a lot more.

My Guide Slovenia ranks Postojna Cave as one of TOP 10 Slovenian attraction.


Jamska cesta 30 , Postojna

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