Batu Cermin Cave

January 1st, 2016 | by TheJourneyMagz
Batu Cermin Cave
Adventure Travel

In 1951 a pastor, who is also an archeologist named Theodore Verhoven, found this cave. Then in 1986 this cave was opened for the public travelers ‘till now. Unfortunately tourist sights covering 19 hectares are not known yet.

Most of the foreign tourists came from Europe. Batu Cermin cave is set within an impressive prominent rock formation near Labuan Bajo.


Through a hole in the cave rays of light find their ways into the caves inside walls where they perform a spectacular show of reflected sunlight.

This fascinating effect is cause by slick which looks like a mirror on the rock surfaces and that’s what is reflecting the light. Hence the caves name “Batu Cermin”, which means “Mirror Rock” in Indonesian.


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