Sarıkaya Cave

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Sarıkaya Cave

Sarıkaya Cave ;t is located on the left side of the Çatalkaya stream, a branch of the Domya stream, which is in 1 km east of Yalımkaya village. It can be reached via the Büydüz-Sasa-Yalımkaya road or the Mihalıçcık-Gürleyik-Yalımkaya road. The cave is a 1-hour walk from Yalımkaya village.
The cave consists of three interconnected galleries and three floors. It has two entrances with different heights. Rich in formations, the cave has the stalactites and stalagmites which are generally black and brown. Many bats live in the cave. The cave has entrances close to the stream bed in a sheltered place. Remains and shapes in the cave show that it had been used in both prehistoric and historic ages. Among the remains found especially in the upper floor and in front of the entrance are many flinty chips, ceramic and tile pieces and human bones.