MACAHAMBUS HILL CAVE AND GORGE

 
Was the site of famous Battle of Macahambus Hill which took place on June 4, 1900, the first Filipino victory against the Americans.  The cave itself is a picturesque spot.  Today, it’s a short cavern leads to a veranda that overlooks the meandering Cagayan River below.  200 meters away is the Macahambus  Gorge.  This is actually the steep precipice where the enemy forces fell to their deaths.  Today, a flight of over a hundred steps leads one down to the floor of the gorge where there is an underground river that comes out from one cave to another cave.  The cave is covered with a lush tropical arbor of forest growth.

 
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Macahambus Cave
 

 
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Macahambus  Gorge