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Wolf Cave, Karijoki

#25 of 28 in Things to do in Southern Ostrobothnia
Cave · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Wolf Cave (Finnish: Susiluola, Swedish: Varggrottan) is a crack in the Pyhävuori mountain (Swedish: Bötombergen) in Kristinestad, near the Karijoki municipality in Finland. The upper part of the crack has been packed with soil, forming a cave. In 1996, some objects were found in the cave that brought about speculations that it could have been inhabited in the Paleolithic, between 120,000 and 130,000 years ago. These objects, if authentic, would be the only known Neanderthal artifacts in the Nordic countries.
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  • We should have visited the information center before coming here, but it was interesting anyway. As far as I know, the cave hasn't been yet explored thoroughly. It needs some walking to get there.  more »
  • A good place for outdoor activities both in summer and winter. There is a modern restaurant with specular view over the Ostrobothnian landscape who also offer exhibitions of the well known Wolf Cave.....  more »
  • Wolf cave is a unique cave, which is found in the period before the last ice age argeologisia discoveries. Too bad that the cave behind the fence, but the network will not be able to get a good picture of the cave. The cave is on the button light up the lights!
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  • Gorgeous place. Great that the place has been spared and survived that there have been people occupied. The cave is illuminated, the circuit breaker can be found on the cliff wall. I recommend to visit, the route a little difficult, that is, if the physical constraints on the path to the cave Challenging.
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