Bamiyan Valley: "The valley was abandoned for a long period, but at the end of the 19th century, the caves were inhabited and used as shelters for domestic animals." (AB evaluation)
Chief Roi Mata's Domain: Lelepa Cave was the residence of the chiefs according to local tradition.
Cilento and Vallo di Diano: Castelcivita Caves were probably used as a hiding place for Spartacus' rebels army
Cliff of Bandiagara: Inhabited by the Tellem and the Dogon, until now
Gobustan Rock Art: The site also features the remains of inhabited caves, settlements and burials, all reflecting an intensive human use (AB ev)
Grand Canyon: Hopi dwellings
Incense Route of the Negev: Avdat
Masada: The Hermit Cave, used by Byzantine monks
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Cave dwellings?
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