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Address: Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta

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Great views from the platform

We didn't head here purposely but as part of an open top tour bus. It's interesting that this spot is part of the island's mythology but it's a real shame the actual cave has... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

There is still a platform with a nice view of the red sand beach, but otherwise don't bother. The entrance to the cave has collapsed and the cave is closed.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We didn't head here purposely but as part of an open top tour bus. It's interesting that this spot is part of the island's mythology but it's a real shame the actual cave has collapsed and is unsafe. So it might be felt that the trip is pointless, however as an overall part of the island's history it's interesting getting... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Great view and novel experience, give it a go, take a torch with you too and advisable to wear sensible shoes.

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The views are beautiful and definitely worth it but right opposite it on the other side of Ramla there is a bigger cave which is safe to enter and has beautiful panoramas as well! The Calypso Cave has been closed for years now due to it being unsafe.

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Graz, Austria
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

No cave - just a panoramic view. The view is nice, but well - that is it (The cave is in danger of collapse).

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Brno
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Before we were going to Malta we have checked many tourist guides to know what to see, do, etc. One of points on to do list was Calypso Cave - where Calypso should kept Odysseus as a `prisoner of love' for seven years. After long and distressful walk up the hill during which we have been almost attacked by a... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I was mainly interested in this due to the legend of the Odyssey supposedly referencing this location - we stopped here as part of a hop on hop off bus. There was a very lovely view of Ramla Bay and a nice mobile food cart, but since the cave itself is unsafe, we did not see that. It was fun... More 

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Lomdon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Bit if a strange one. The only good thing is that it's free. You follow a walk board to a crack in the ground and that is about it. No information boards just litter but at least a good view down to Ramla bay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Dived the cave which was really beautiful great visibility. Can't comment on walking tourists visibility as you dive from a boat.

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Chester
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This was featured on a tour of Gozo - it was in several brochures . We arrived & was told it had been closed because rock falls. On further inspection the steps/entrance looked like they had been closed for a while. I asked our guide - closed for over two years!!! Malta Tourist Authorities need to sort this out. t

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