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Skocjan Caves Park, Slovenia


MAB Man and Biosphere
The Karst Biosphere Reserve

The World Network of Biosphere Reserves has been established under the UNESCOs Programme on Man and Biosphere thet develops the basis for the sustainable use and conservation of biological diversity.
Only 19 MAB Biosphere Reserves are also internationally recognized World Heritage and Ramsar wetland sites – the Škocjan Caves Regional Park one of them.

Children at play.
Children at play.

On 29th October 2004 the Škocjan Caves Park, Slovenia, was included in the UNESCO – MAB World Network of Biosphere Reserves under the name of the Karst Biosphere Reserve. The area reveals the interdependance of man and nature and the importance of education to mantain the existing level of welfare.

Cultural heritage of the Karst Biosphere Reserve is composed of architectual and stonemasonry pieces of art; many of them have been renovated and brought to life again. Explorations unveil past-days records and enable us to gain the knowledge about and safeguard the heritage of our ancestors.

Additional information on the topic:
Brochure: Man and Biosphere
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Visits of the Park
Explore the Caves
Virtual view
Photo Gallery
How about nowadays?
Temperature: 17.5 °C
Temp. in the Cave: 12 °C
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Park's Management: Skocjan 2, 6215 Divaca, Telephone: +386 (0)5 70 82 100, Fax: +386 (0)5 70 82 105,
Park's Information Centre (Cave visits): Telephone: +386 (0)5 70 82 110, Fax: +386 (0)5 70 82 111,