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With its huge stalactites hanging from the ceiling, the cave offers visitors a truly magical experience.
Forty to 70 feet below ground, stalactites and stalagmites meet to form columns, delicate soda straws dangle from the ceiling and flowstones cover the walls.
At the time, its Romanesque entrance portal, carved by the Croatian sculptor Radovan in 1240, was dripping with black calcium that had atrophied into stalactites.
Grouting crews fan out across the subways every night, looking for runnels down walls and stalactites of muck oozing from ceilings, patching up incursions that are closest to electrical components first.
Wadsworth Falls is a magical place, where the sheer volume of water over a 25-foot drop creates all sorts of formations, from stalactites to stalagmites to ice that resembles heads of broccoli and jellyfish.
That distinction is generally credited to The Cave, a club established in the basement of the Grunewald Hotel (now the Roosevelt) and decorated to look like a cavern, complete with faux stalagmites and stalactites.
The walls and ground are made of salt, and the ceiling has faux stalactites and twinkly lights.
Each of the six different habitats will have distinctive rock formations, from coastline boulders to granite outcroppings to cave stalactites.
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