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Kalējala (Blacksmith’s cave) / Vaidava cave

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Ancient stories tell that a blacksmith once lived in this cave. The Blacksmith’s Cave and the outcrop have been a protected geological and natural geomorphological monument since 1974, as well as a protected biotope of the European Union. For a long time it was considered to be the longest cave. Occasionally a spring appears in the cave.

It’s a light, mealy 46 m of length, up to 5.7 m of width, height - up to 2 m sandstone which is located on the right bank of the Vaidava river, near the bridge on the road from Strīķi to Lenči.

Blacksmith’s Cave is a protected geological natural monument, located in the Gauja National Park.

Photos from Cēsis TIC archive

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