THE PIONERKA CAVE
Entrance to Pionerka cave, near Pohorilivka village, Zastavna District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

The entrance to the Pionerka cave

The Pionerka cave is located 1km West of Pohorylivka village, Zastavna District, Chernivtsi Oblast. From the outside its absolutely unattractive but inside it stuns with its beauty and uniqueness.

 

Pionerka is a four-storied cave the upper level of which has two high floors. The cave entrance is a powerful grotto at a sinkhole gill. The length of the cave labyrinths is 530m and there are promising perspectives for future explorations. The width of the lower gallery is 3-4m, the height is 1-6m. The dimensions of other galleries are much smaller. The lower gallery features low air temperature through the whole year.

 

From Chernivtsi, the cave can be reached by car, the distance will total up to 35 km.

An arch on the way to the cave

Arch approaching Pionerka cave, near Pohorilivka village, Zastavna District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

The entrance to the cave

Entrance to Pionerka cave, near Pohorilivka village, Zastavna District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

Inside the cave

Inside Pionerka cave, near Pohorilivka village, Zastavna District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

The entrance to the Pionerka cave on Google Maps

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