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Sibyl's Cave (Antro della Sibilla)

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Address: Via Acropoli 39, Cumae, Pozzuoli, Italy
Phone Number: 081/8543060

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Closed for no reason

Apparently, this attraction is subject to the whimsy of the tourist-god, and closes and opens with no particular plan. We were disappointed to find it closed. It is unlikely that... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
bookwormten
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Tennessee
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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Apparently, this attraction is subject to the whimsy of the tourist-god, and closes and opens with no particular plan. We were disappointed to find it closed. It is unlikely that we will be back to review it.... What a shame

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London
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Sibyl's Cave is by far the most interesting part of what is otherwise a fairly humdrum archaeological site (by comparison with others in the region). We visited on 12th July 2014. At the entrance kiosk the cave was listed as one of the parts of the site open to visit. As with most Italian attractions there are very few signposts... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It is located in the Cumae ruins. Need to be seen. Entering the cave give you still a sense of mistery. There are also some lights effects which intensify the mistery.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The entrance to the Sibyl's Cave doesn't necessarily look like much but when you get a bit closer it seems very intriguing. A long corridor where a poor girl was kept and drugged to give prophecies to Romans and you can still feel a mystical aura. The atmosphere is magical and you can really feel the ancient history everywhere you... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Not very busy and really great views across the bay from the site great to wonder around. Bit tricky to get there though you have to take a train and a bus but its tricky to know when to switch

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Pozzuoli, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Ever wondered what visiting the Oracle was like? This is where you can experience it. The arches that lead to the dark area where limited light housed the poor drugged creature is exquisitely maintained. The site is essential viewing for Greek and Roman enthusiasts. Visit by car. Small gift shop. No food.

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Stuttgart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Part of a nice archological park including several temples and lots of trees.

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los gatos, calf.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

Fascinating cave home, with unbelievable work in stone inside.

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