Karain Cave

Photo by Can Sarica.

Karain Cave is part of the Tentative list of Turkey in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Karain Cave is a cave system where Paleolithic and Neolithic findings have been discovered. They include a fragment of a Neanderthal cranium, flint objects and animal bones. The caves have been (temporarily) lived in for 25,000 years, up and until the Greek colonization when they served a religious function.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Karain Cave
Country
Turkey
Added
1994
Type
Cultural
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By ID
2001 Rejected

1994 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Karain Cave

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