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Emerald Grotto (Grotta di Smeraldo)

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Address: Conca dei Marini, Italy
Description: Set in the bay of Conca dei Marini, this awesomely beautiful cave is named...
Set in the bay of Conca dei Marini, this awesomely beautiful cave is named for the color reflected in the water and offers many fascinating geological structures.
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it was not a must as its sell by most of the tours. is really small and you take a boat ride of 5 mins inside a cave. the "guide" doesnt really say anything about the history of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We chanced upon this whilst driving along the Amalfi Coast road. It was really worth the stop and only cost about 3 or 5 Euro. Theres a lift down to the grotto, then you get a boat within. Boatman tell tall tales and expect a tip but its all good fun. We rated this better than the blue grotto in... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

So calm and feels like you are in another world. Mario who guided the boat has a lot of interesting stories to tell

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Mansfield, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Though smaller than the blue grotto, we actually enjoyed visiting here much more. The cost is much cheaper--only about 5 E, and they didn't even charge us for our daughter. You sit in a rowboat and go around the small area, checking out the water, some of the formations, and some of the things that have been placed in the... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

After being recommended not to go to the blue grotto on our capri trip due to the cost but wanting to visit a grotto we took a boat from the beach at Conca dei Marini where we were spending the day. Being early in the season and still quite quiet the guys said we just had to let them know... More 

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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

it was not a must as its sell by most of the tours. is really small and you take a boat ride of 5 mins inside a cave. the "guide" doesnt really say anything about the history of the formation of the grotta or anything, they just invent random stuff during the ride.

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Very interesting but arrive as early as possible. When we came up from the sea the congestion of tourist busses was amazing. The traffic controllers were outstanding but then I suppose they do this every day.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

looking at the pictures, we were excited to get there. it is located right at our hotel door...but! the grotto is very small, not much to see, and you actually need to be there at an exact time of the day in order to get the best out of it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We only visited the Emerald Grotto because our boat trip stopped here. It is only 5 euros for admission and there weren't any queues so that was nice. You go into some row boats and a man will tell you in English about the caves. After the first minute he will run out of actual facts so will start pointing... More 

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Braselton, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you go to the emerald grotto, do not expect too much. If you have been to the Grotto Azura on Capri, pass it by, Only 5E apiece, but they guide will expect a tip. The 15 minute boat 'ride' is just a circle of the grotto, about 70 yds by 40 yds. the light comes in from the sea... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A cave and water that was the size of a large swimming pool. Nothing at all special and not worth the parking fee or entrance fee. What a waste of time.

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Address: Conca dei Marini, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Conca dei Marini

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