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Bear cave

Bear cave is located in Vayots Dzor region, 7kms from Areni village, in the area where there is another prominent cave; Areni cave. Bear cave was discovered in 1940 and is considered the longest, the deepest and the most mysterious among all existing caves in Armenia.

The name of the cave is associated with the discovery of the bones of an ancient bear found at the depth of 300m.