MIRROR STONE CAVE TOURS IN THE CENTRE OF LABUAN BAJO

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Labuan Bajo’s Mirror Stone cave has now become one of the compulsory destination for domestic tourists or overseas visitors to Labuan Bajo. It is recommended for travellers to place the stone mirror into a list of locations that you must visit komodo tours packages if. Located in Kampung Manggarai Regency, Schleichera Wae Barat, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, Batu Caves Mirror is easy to reach because it is not far from the area of the port in Labuan Bajo. Car vehicle with less than half an hour in front of the sign to tourists are the writings of Batu Caves mirror and lived down the footpath leading to the cave mouth flat.

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An area of more than 25 acres surrounded by bamboo forest that grows naturally. Standing rock stones swagger soaring offers panoramic views of the stunning nature. Natural shades so it felt soothing heart visitors in the middle of a hot city .

OVERVIEW OF THE HISTORY OF LABUAN BAJO’S MIRROR STONE CAVE

MIRROR STONE CAVE TOURS IN THE CENTRE OF LABUAN BAJO 2 Mirror Stone cave was discovered in 1951 by Theodore Verhoven, a pastor of the Netherlands while also being an archeologist as a visit to Labuan Bajo. From the cave findings, the conclusion that taking Verhoven of yore and the island of Labuan Bajo Flores was under the seabed. This assumption based by fossil discoveries of marine animals on the walls of caves.

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Yore locals know the Mirror Stone cave as a stronghold at the break of war during colonialism. However, over the course of time in the middle stretching tourism slowly Mirror Stone became one of sights of interest tourists. Whereas, as a stronghold, a Mirror is considered as the abode of the gods or spirits of the smooth guard universe. No wonder, if any citizen is rarely visited that location though merely to look for firewood. Now Mirror Stone cave has turned into one of the favorite tourist sites in the city of Labuan Bajo.

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THE HILLS TOWERING ROCK IN MIRROR STONE CAVE

Attractions covering an area of 19 hectares is situated not far from the city centre of Labuan Bajo, only took approximately 7 minutes from the airport to the location from the airport of komodo. Usually during the day in this bustling tourist sites visited by tourists, by foot from the front toward the lip of the cave is approximately 400 metres you will go through the path that’s been on a bamboo-lined blocks with korn on the edges.

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Enter the area of the stone mirror, direct eye fixed on a row of towering  rock hills. Hundreds of these natural cave halls dark along tens of meters can be bypassed. When arriving at the lip of the Cave Stone mirror, you will see a high cave reaching approximately 75 meters. upon Goa you require little effort to be able to go in and walk into the cave. At the very least you need to squat and sometimes crawl when entered in goa.

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Mirror Stone cave this mirror is cramped and dark, but don’t worry you will be given flashlights and helmets by the guide. So you can see the fossils of marine animals like turtles you should at least be walking, squatting and looked down into the cave is approximately 25 meters.

LIGHT FROM THE SUN AS A SYMBOL OF THE STONE MIRROR

Not only the beauty of the stalagtit and sparkling stalagmites, the cave implies religious charm for Christians. Because there are long white stone and the sunlight comes in, if at a certain stone is exposed to sunlight, it will look like a statue of the Virgin Mary.

Infrastructure such as footpaths already built to make it easy for visitors to travel. In one of the dark hallway, visitors can enjoy sunlight refracts through the cracks of translucent rocks towering rock. The light that was said as a mirror. In addition to enjoying the sensation of dark stone caves, visitors may round walk through  Mirror Stone cave area to enjoy the natural landscape are decorated bamboo forest which stretches widely. Here can see the uniqueness of the ecosystems within. Several species of birds and monkeys as well as other forest animals can be seen directly.

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Located at the town Labuan Bajo, make natural tourism Mirror Stone is very strategic and easy to visit. Every day almost never deserted from the visitors both domestic travellers and foreign tourists. For tourists, generally they come merely to fill the free time before the take of back to their country of origin. Now the area of the Stone Mirror began to be organized in order to be one of the best tourist attractions in the city centre of Labuan Bajo.

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