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Algar do Carvao

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Address: Acores | Center of Island, Terceira, Portugal
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amazing place

There are not to many places in this world where you can visit a volcano. This place is amazing. FRIENDLY FOLKS. All over this beautiful island the people are the best in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

There are not to many places in this world where you can visit a volcano. This place is amazing. FRIENDLY FOLKS. All over this beautiful island the people are the best in the world. Go see this natural wonder you will not be disappointed.

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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Heartily recommended. Do not go in morning apparently not open until after lunch.We went in at 2.30pm. Good value for 5 Euros each. Not crowded and no tour coach while we were there. Clean toilets but only espresso coffee. No other refreshments nearby but cafes in local villages made us very welcome with our limited local language. If in car... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This cave was breathtaking. I Never thought that you could feel vertigo under ground. This cave is enormous although relatively small. I realise that this is a contradiction: You have to experience it for yourself to understand what I mean. ☺

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Algar do Carvao is a very interesting place to visit a unique opportunity to go inside a vulcano. The guide provided a very clear explanation about the site. It will be wise to have a waterproof jacket to manage the cavern drips, nature at its best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Before heading out, research to see if they’re open. When we visited, they were only open from 3-5pm; we happened to show up at 1230, so had to venture elsewhere and come back. Many of the places we encountered had off hours for visitation. It’s well worth visiting though and it’s cool to walk deep inside the volcano and look... More 

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Lisboa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is a must. Here You will be invigorated with the vulcan cave rain, provided by it's natural micro weather. The acoustic is magnificent and to ensure this natural excellency, a lagoon. what a magical place... The volunteer guidance has a lot of precious information about the cave origins and it's details. One of Terceiras Island must!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Unlike the American astronauts this was not my overview moment but it reminded me that the creation of earth was miraculous.As you travel down to about 35 metres below ground to the deep small lake which can be up to 40 metres deep ,this rare complete volcanic cone is truly beautiful.There is the colour all around you from the cooled... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

One of only 2 or three volcanic caverns you can actually walk into. fairly deep and very interesting. There was a 'tour guide' of sorts at the mid point of the volcano who would answer questions and give you a brief run down of what you were looking at. Fluent in several languages I would recommend stopping at speaking with... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Neat little cave, big cave for such a small island. Definitely bring a camera to get some beautiful shots of nature when you look back up at the flora visible from the light shining down from above. Recommend bringing a jacket as the cave is very wet and water will be dripping from all over the place. Wear sturdy shoes... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I've done this attraction a few times in terceira - amazing and breathtaking views. Lots of stairs so can be tiring

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Address: Acores | Center of Island, Terceira, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Terceira

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