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A naturally-formed wonder of the Philippines found in the island of Palawan is the magnificent Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, commonly known as the Underground River. This subterranean river stretches over 8 kilometers long, showcasing awe-inspiring caverns and domes full of natural spectacle. It’s like a majestic paradise hidden inside a vast cave. It is home to various minerals, unique speleothems, and spectacular stalactites and stalagmites formations. Here, you can also find a 20 million year-old Serinia fossil implanted in the walls of the cave.
Apart from being a National Park in the Philippines and one of UNESCO’s heritage sites, the Puerto Princesa Underground Rivers is also among the New 7 Wonders of Nature, generously boasting its beauty and prestige around the world.
At a Glance is Mango Tours’ monthly blog post that highlights various travel-worthy attractions found in Asia, particularly the Philippines. It provides informative facts about a particular attraction, providing readers with a peek of its relevance and beauty.
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By: Ling Gomez