Jasovský (Jasov) Monastery and Cave are located in the village of Jasov, around 25 km from Kosice, Slovakia.
Jasov lies at an elevation of 280 m and covers an area of 35.419 km2. It has a population of about 2,850. Locals are honest and gentle.
The village is a rather small place but it is famous for the Jasovský Monastery and the Jasovská Cave.
Jasov Monastery: Although the present complex was built in the 18th century, there has been a monastery since 1170, it has been destroyed and rebuilt several times.
The St. John Baptist Church that is a part of the complex is considered one of the Slovak most important late-Baroque buildings.
Jasov lies on the edge of the Slovak Karst, an area of large limestone landscapes.
The Jasovská Cave belongs to UNESCO World Heritage and it is the oldest publicly
accessible cave in Slovakia – it was partly opened for the public in 1846.
Jasovská Cave is a stalactite cave in the Slovak Karst in Slovakia. It is located in the village of Jasov, around 25 km from Kosice. After having enjoyed beautiful world made of stones. I left for Prešov.