There are several
caves in Northern Cyprus that you are free to explore. One, known as the
Hot Cave, north of Agirdag village on the southern slopes of the Five
Finger mountains, is a partially collapsed natural formation. Warm air
emanates from the cave, hence the name. Do not attempt to enter the cave.
Another natural cave in Girne area is the Güvercinlik Cave near
Alevkayasi. Access to the cave involves some fairly difficult climbing.
Proceed with caution. There are three more caves in the Gazi Magusa area.
Probably the most beautiful cave of Northern Cyprus is Incirli Cave, a
hundred meter long passage which contains an amazing collection of
stalactites and stalagmites. The cave is opened on Sundays (or by special
arrangement with the village muhtar). There is a small entrance fee.
Gastro Cave between Kuruova and Kaleburnu villages is a man made cave
containing three rooms. Finally the ominously named Execution Cave, near
Kaleburnu. There is set to be a golden earthenware jar hidden somewhere in