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Grotte de Dinant

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Address: Route de Philippeville, 142, Dinant, Belgium

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Very beautiful cave.

I've seen much better ones of course, but this one is definetely worth visiting if you're in the area. Quite impressive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Athens
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I've seen much better ones of course, but this one is definetely worth visiting if you're in the area. Quite impressive.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Good cave, Well-lit, good paths, decent stairs. Ideal for young kids. The guide was just very boring.

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Lummen, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The cave is easily reached on foot. It is a 10 min walk from the centre. You can also go by car as there is a big parking. I was immediately greeted by a super charming guy that helped us with the tickets. We had to wait a while, but there was a tent equipped with a fire. You can... More 

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New Delhi, India
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43 helpful votes 43 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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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
11 helpful votes 11 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

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
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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 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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Bruxelles
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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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