The Low Tatras or Low Tatra is a mountain range located in the center of Slovakia in Eastern Europe. It is the second most popular hiking area in the country after the neighboring High Tatras of the Tatras Mountains in the Carpathian Mountains system, but, importantly, is not part of them, it should be considered separately. The main feature of the range is a large number of karst caves in limestone and dolomite areas, namely: Bystrianska Cave (Bystrianska jaskyňa), Demänovská Cave of Liberty (Demänovská jaskyňa slobody), Demänovská Ice Cave (Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa), and others, which are all open to the public. The range is also a protected area of the same name, the Low Tatras National Park. There are 319 named mountains in Low Tatras. The highest and most prominent mountain is Ďumbier (2,043 m / 6,702 ft).