Little village Jasov in Slovakia

Jasovský (Jasov) Monastery and Cave are located in the village of Jasov, around 25 km from Kosice, Slovakia.

Jasov Village

Jasov Village

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.

Jasov Village Cetre

Jasov Village Cetre

The village is a rather small place but it is famous for the Jasovský Monastery and the Jasovská Cave.

The St. John Baptist Church, Jasov Monastery

The St. John Baptist Church, Jasov Monastery

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.

Abbey and the Garden

Abbey and the Garden

The St. John Baptist Church that is a part of the complex is considered one of the Slovak most important late-Baroque buildings.

Memorial Park of the Monastery

Memorial Park of the Monastery

Jasov lies on the edge of the Slovak Karst, an area of large limestone landscapes.

Jasov - main entrance of the Jasov Cave

Jasov – main entrance of the Jasov Cave

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. Jasov Village

Jasovská Cave. Jasov Village

Jasovská Cave, Jasov Village

Jasovská Cave, Jasov Village

Jasovská Cave, Jasov Village

Jasovská Cave, Jasov Village

Bear’s bones, Jasovská Cave

Bear’s bones, Jasovská Cave; Even now, bears use hibernating in this cave.

Graffiti in the cave

Graffiti in the cave

The exit of the cave

The exit of the cave

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.

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