The Škocjan Caves Park lies in the so-called Classical Karst, the first place in the world where researchers undertook the scientific identification and research of karst phenomena.
The Škocjan Caves complex, created by the river Reka, consists of several separate caves, passages, collapse dolines, natural bridges and ponors (swallow holes).
In recognition of the unique natural and cultural heritage they represent, the Škocjan Caves were inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1986. The park is also included in UNESCO's Man and Biosphere (MAB) research programme. The caves also appear on the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance.
Visitors to the park can visit the caves, follow the Škocjan Nature Trail, view museum collections (history of cave research, ethnology, geology, biology, archaeology) and visit a fully renovated cultural monument (the "Pr Nanetovh" Promotion and Congress Centre).
More at: www.park-skocjanske-jame.si