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Emerald Grotto (Grotta di Smeraldo)

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Address: , Conca dei Marini, Italy
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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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Ok...so a lot of folk either love this or think it's a complete waste of time. I took my 3 teenage daughters and we all enjoyed it. Yes, it's only a 10 minute tour, and the grottoe is only small, so just keep your expectations in check and enjoy it.... 5 euros for a trip somewhere you would not just... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The grotto needs another 100,000 years or so to really develop. The whole ride is 10 boring, worthless minutes. Not worth even getting out of the sun. The shop across the street was more interesting.

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Bucharest,Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

only 5 Euro, but including an elevator trip and 5 min of boat maneuvering and splashing the clear water to obtain the blue-green irrization effect; somebody said, " you see one grota you've seen them all", so why not start with this one:)

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We were told this would be an amazing little stop on our boat trip along the coast. We stopped and followed the other few on our boat and paid €5 each to get in. I was so surprised to find this was such a small cave and the amount of actual light coming through to give the pretty colours is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We had a little adventure during our stay in Amalfi when we spied the Emerald Grotto. A lift ferried us from street level to the grotto and we entered a dark cave with rowboats for tourists. The guide turned out to be a bit of a character and sang to us while paddling us to various highlights of the grotto.... More 

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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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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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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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