About Sights – Prometheus Cave

Discovered in Imereti region in 1984, Prometheus Cave is one of Georgia’s natural wonders providing visitors with breathtaking examples of stalactites, stalagmites, curtains, petrified waterfalls, cave pearls, underground rivers, and lakes.

Khvamli Mountain is visible from Prometheus Cave and is the place where legend says that Prometheus was chained.

The 1060 meter walking route through the cave was upgraded in the summer of 2012 and visitors can also enjoy a 280 meter boat tour on an underground river.

How to get there? By bus/train from Tbilisi to Kutaisi, take mini bus from bus station next to Kutaisi Macdonald’s restaurant to Tskaltubo (წყალტუბო). At Tskaltubo bus terminal/market take taxi to the cave.

How much does it cost? A standard tour is 6 Lari and a boat tour 7 Lari. Georgians should show their I.D. cards to obtain a discount. Check opening times before going (usually closed Mondays).

GEORGIA ABOUT recommends a visit to the beautiful Prometheus Cave!

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18 Responses to “About Sights – Prometheus Cave”
  1. Whoa, breathtaking! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Jodi Stone says:

    It’s beautiful! Thanks for sharing. I’m claustrophobic so there is NO WAY I would go in there. :-(

  3. Absolutely beautiful!!!!! Wow!!!

  4. 2browndawgs says:

    Very cool. I love caves.

  5. Thomas Wier says:

    By the way, I think you mean Tsqaltubo (წყალტუბო), the spa resort town, not Tskhatubo. I don’t think there is any Tskhatubo…

  6. Nano Kazimova says:

    So amazing..:)I was there… I really enjoyed

  7. Loukia says:

    loved it,amazing place

  8. maAk | Jr says:

    Hi there, My Friend and i are planning to visit Georgia this coming June, and we are both excited to see Prometheus Cave. My concern is, are there any easy and available rides back to Tbilisi from here? Im just worried that we might have a problem getting back to the main city after. Your reply would be very much apreciated, Thanks!

    • Bassa's Blog says:

      Hi. Tbilisi to Prometheus Cave – 240 km (4 hour journey). Minibus from Didube bus terminal in Tbilisi to Kutaisi leaves every day (20 Gel, 3 hour journey). Minibus from Kutaisi central bus terminal, Tskaltubo overpass and adjacent area of Red bridge to Tskaltubo leaves every day, several times a day (1 Gel, 30 min). Minibus N42 from Tskaltubo central market to Prometheus Cave leaves every day except Monday (1 Gel, 20 min). For further information you could contact Nino Giorgadze, Visitor Service Specialist: Tel: 577 10 14 17, E-mail: ninnaklh@gmail.com

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