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Galos Caves

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Address: 6501 West Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60634
Phone Number: 773 283 7701
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Unique experience. $20 PP/45 min. I was very relaxed when I left the cave. I would definitely go back again! I would have given it 5 stars if it had been for a whole hour, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2014
Trish0905
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Villa Park, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Oh my the best $$$$ I've spent on myself!!!!! Cool cool cool!!!! Relaxing!!! Pretty, did I'd say relaxing. The salt is calming and just fresh!!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Located on the Northwest side of the city - this place is really a hidden treasure. I just love this place. I try to visit it about 6 times a year. I would go more often - but just don't have enough time to do it more often. Go on line and check it out. Reservations needed and about 2... More 

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Villa Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Unique experience. $20 PP/45 min. I was very relaxed when I left the cave. I would definitely go back again! I would have given it 5 stars if it had been for a whole hour, but like I said, they only give you 45 min. Still, a pretty cool place.

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Tempe, Arizona
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173 reviews 173 reviews
44 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

As part of my birthday treat, my girlfriend bought us a 45 minute stay at the Galos Caves. I was pleasantly surprised by how relaxing sitting in a salt cave was! I'm glad they had the blankets as I would have been a chilly mommy afterwards! I admit, I was VERY relaxed, almost to the point of falling asleep before... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Used a Groupon for a single visit. Seemed kind of contrived. If I want to meditate, I'll do yoga or get a massage.

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Bartlett, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

if you need to dump the mind, rest the body, and relax this is the place to go. the caves are made of salt from the black sea. you go in lay back listen to soft music and let the salt work its magic, rub your feet in it, your hands, or just breath in. when you walk out you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

I had business in Chicago, so my long anticipated visit to the Galos Caves - the only salt cave I could locate in the Midwest - was unconvincing. I appreciate many ways to wellness, and had done a lot of searching to understand why sea salt is beneficial for health - it seems logical. However, I can't determine by my... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

I always get a kick out of bringing a new friend or family member to the Galos Salt Caves. This time, my stepdaughter wanted to decompress from a recent, stressful medical trip and flight back to Chicago. We entered the otherworldly salt cave and walked around on crushed Russian rock salt in our white socks for about ten minutes. The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2009

Last Saturday afternoon, I visited Galos Caves on Irving Park in Chicago with my friend Lisa (who has been many times & loves it). What a wonderfully relaxing place! The "cave" is a medium size room (guessing 30 by 25 feet) which has been completely covered in salt crystals. Combined with the diffused lighting - some are placed inside of... More 

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