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Grotte de Dinant

Address: Route de Philippeville, 142, Dinant, Belgium
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Ranked #4 of 17 Attractions in Dinant
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Nature & Parks
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Nature & Parks

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New Delhi, India
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

As per me this is the place not to be missed at Dinant, although most people tend to not visit the same as it not really much talked about and also it is located on the other side of the river of the major attractions. Also if viewed from outside the little shed doesn’t look too promising but you will... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The church is a gotic one, built over an old romanic one. Some vitrals where destroyed during wars, but still the best is perfect.

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Ghent, Belgium
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

For 9 euro, I completely recommend it. In addition to friendly personnel, you will get a discount for Leffe's abbey and the citadel. The cave is a bit cold, and the trip takes about 50 minutes. Our guide spoke French and English very well.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful caves, Interesting tour, friendly staff at the reception, lovely guide and even a recommendation of places to eat in namur later on. Definitely worth a trip and you'll certainly get your exercise for the day...

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Spangdahlem, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The gentleman that lead the tour spoke English well. He was friendly and permitted us to take pictures. He was very informative about the caves and gave some history on the discovery as well as how it was used as a shelter during WWII. He was very knowledgeable about the caves which was great for a little science lesson for... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Beautiful caves, really pretty and well maintained. A must see specially for big kids. The guide is excellent, and has a clever way of explaining facts. In addition, he speaks good english. The tour starts at the beginning of every hour, so don't arrive at 1.30 for example to avoid waiting Take care, don't go down if you are claustrophobic... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Very nice caves. Worth the visit if you are in Dinant for the day. The caves are well maintained since more than 100 years now. Our guide was trilingual (FR/NL/EN) and gave us interesting facts about the caves, its history, the bats,etc. Pay attention to the banister : they are in "false" wood..."Art nouveau" style according to our guide.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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67 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Not only are these caves a geological masterpiece, but they also form a very interesting, covert part of WW2 history. The guide was very helpful and informative with his talk (Eng, Fre, Ned) and the staff in the ticket office were absolutely charming. A really great trip and good value for money. Not suitable for very small children or elderly... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Well lit impressive caves, some of the best show caves we have visited. No evidence of damage from people taking souvenir stalactites which spoils many caves. Helpful guide asked what language we wanted the tour in.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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97 reviews 97 reviews
21 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

I found it interesting, but it really wasn't so easy for me to be underground in a damp, relatively lit, underground series of chambers. I really didn't back out for my husband's sake, but it kinda creeped me out. By the time I got used to it, it was time to head up to the exit. By the way the... More 

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