Kalmakare Cave

Kalmakare Cave

Location

 

Poldokhtar City

 

Features

Kalmakare is an invaluable heritage located 650 m above the surface of the ground and covers an area of 4300 m2. The entrance is a natural mouth which opens to the west. The objects found in the cave include coins, animal figures, bowels and gold and silver pots, dating back to the early the Achaemenid dynasty and late Medes era. The cave which was discovered by chance in 1989 is one of the six greatest treasures in the world. Many of its precious and historical objects are kept in famous museums across the world.