In Photos: Underwater Caves That Will Leave You Speechless

Taj Mahal Cenote, Mexico

Considered one of the best cave-diving locations in Mexico, the Taj Mahal has a mesmerizing web of tunnels and chambers to explore. What’s more, some rock sections glow when lit by sunlight (or torch light, for that matter) to create jagged laser-like light shows.

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Cenote Chan Hol, Mexico

Yet another beautiful cenote in Mexico, this one is particularly famous for the discovery of a nearly intact skeleton in 2006; it was found 1,500 feet (457 meters) inside the cave. The skeleton, scientists later said, was probably of a man who lived 10,000 years ago.

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Ginnie Springs, Florida, US

Touted as one of the world’s “favorite freshwater dive” locations, Ginne Springs offers breathtakingly clear waters for dive enthusiasts. A popular destination for scuba diving, snorkeling and canoeing, the springs (there are four of them) also feature underwater caverns with sand and limestone floors.

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