It is situated in the Harmanecká valley, in the southern part of the Greater Fatra, to the northwest of Banská Bystrica. The overall of the cave is 2,650 m. The cave shelters 9 species of bats with the dominant large mouse-eared bat (Myotis myotis)-having the colony of about 1,000 members. Its winter colony ranks among the most important ones in Slovakia. The entrance space called Izbica (Little Chamber) has been known to the locals since the ancient times. Farther spaces were discovered in 1932. Since 1950, accessible to the public are 720 m.
Harmanecká jaskyňa, 976 03 Dolný Harmanec, tel.: 088-4198 122.