Friday, 20 December 2013


Kungur Ice Cave in Russia

Kungur Ice Cave is located in the Urals, Russia on the right bank of the Sylva River. This cave is famous for it’s’ ice formation and is popular tourist landmark. The Kungur Ice Cave has been known since 1703s, when Peter the Great issued the decree sending a well-known geographer S.U. Remezow from Tobolsk in Kungur. He worked out the Uyezed plan and made the first sketch of the cave.

The cave has been an excursion site since 1914. Inside the cave there is narrow path which is called “women road” because long time ago a foreign princess fell down on road. After she back from the cave and she got married. It is believed that if a lady falls down on the road. She will get married.