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Seegrotte Hinterbruhl

Hinterbruhl, Grutschgasse 2A, 2371, Austria
02235/26364
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Ranked #428 of 531 attractions in Austrian Alps
Type: Geologic Formations
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Costa Brava L'estartit
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Don't do it. In the 60/70s this tour would have been rated as great, but not today. Give it a miss and concentrate on Vienna or a walking tour, the Danube or a hire a taxi, rent a car and go where you wish to see the vienese country and hills.

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Budapest, Hungary
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Hinterbrühlt was a simple mine with short guide. Europe largest underground lake is so clear and nice. In the cave, the "Three Musketeers" (by Disney) movie was filmed, so you can see original film sets. I think if you at the neighborhood go and see it, but this mine is not the most beautiful attraction in Burgenland :)

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Senec, Slovakia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

the lake below is fantastic, bright and clear....but tour itself very short. worth a visit, but don't expect too much.

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Rome, Italy
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Visitors can tour the mine and take a boat ride across the underground lake, that is interesting and unusual. During WW2 here was produced a plane that was one of the secret weapons of the german Luftwaffe. I liked this place it but I cannot say this is a touristic attraction of the first order.

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Clearwater, Florida
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The idea of visiting a large subterranean lake may sound appealing, but avoid the temptation to do so -- particularly during the high season. We visited the Seegrotte as part of Viator's "Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Tour" (Elite Tour bus) and we regretted it. The number of tour buses that descended on this attraction at the same time... More

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Rishon LeZiyyon, Israel
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We expected to see a real nature wonder but found our self in some underground tour guided in German (and we don't speak German). Probably there are exist tours in English, but at the ticket office they didn't tell us anything. It can be interesting only if you real history freak. Boat trip is somehow nice but lasts less than... More

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La Clusaz, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

What a waste of time. Pointing out a plastic flower bobbling on the manmade underground cave, then going past a totally cheesy water fountain that turns off as soon as the boat has gone past is maybe nice for small children, but totally out of context for what went on in the cave. Meanwhile, the interesting stuff, like how the... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We stopped at Seegrotte as part of a day trip out of Vienna, and we found it very informative, fascinating, and fun. Our guides were extremely articulate in English, and this really enhanced the educational experience for all of us. The concept of transforming an abandoned mine into a tourist attraction absolutely fascinated us. The boat ride was good fun;... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Honestly, I went with very good expectations and I was totally disappointed. I don't really recommend it. There is not much to see. The underground lake (it is actually a flooded mine) is not that big. If you are around Vienna and you don't have small kids there will be other more interesting attractions than this. I went in a... More

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

An underground abandoned mine, with huge underground lake. A very interesting experience. The only drawback is the fact that it is hard to reach it without a car. Make sure to ask for an English speaking guide, not all of them are.

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