Braniborská Cave


Macha Area

Stare Splavy, 471 63

The Braniborská Cave, situated to the west from Staré Splavy, is hidden in a forest full of scenic canyons. It is a sandstone overhanging rock. Length 44 m, depth 12 m, height 6 m.

The cave was used as an asylum during war periods, which is proven by the inscription in the rock. The layout of the text resembles a heart; it is decorated with a crown whose ends form the letter w (Waldstein). The text in the heart is German, dated 21. 12. 1741.

Locality: 2.5 km to the west from Staré Splavy, 3 km to the northwest from Skalka near Doksy.

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Braniborská jeskyně

Braniborská jeskyně

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