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Tunnel of Eupalinos

Pythagorion, Greece
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: 4000ft long Aquaduct Tunnel 'often compared to the Wonders of the World' as it is one of only two tunnels in history that was excavated from both ends... more » Owner description: 4000ft long Aquaduct Tunnel 'often compared to the Wonders of the World' as it is one of only two tunnels in history that was excavated from both ends and met in the middle with success (and this was in 6thCenturyBC - before any kind of mapping or surveying)! « less
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Montecchio Emilia, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Not terrible to see of course, terrible because we couldn't see it! A pity that wasn't mentioned in the guide books

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Not for the claustrophobic but worth a visit. Visited last year but closed this year (2014). Check opening times.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were advised this sight was closed as they are trying to open up a larger area for visitors to walk through. Unfortunately information is not publicised too well - we were advised by our hotel reception staff - although there is a notice pinned at the road junction just before it. However, it's a bit late then if you've... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The tunnel is presently closed as it is being refurbished. No one seems to tell the museums who continue to give out information and promotional material!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

It may be a miracle of ancient engineering, but there is no single sign, explanation, guidance or employee that knows anything and willing to inform us. The Greek state is falling apart. Pity

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We found out from the Eurocar rental office in Pythagorus by accident. Because the information centre...is also...CLOSED! This was the ONE site we were looking forward to visiting.

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Somerset
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We looked forward to seeing the attraction. Unfortunately it was closed for maintenance and there seemed to be extensive repair work going on here so do check before you visit to save a wasted journey this summer.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

One of the most beautiful sights on Samos.. I've been there couple of times and loved it every time.. Sure will go again :) It's a must to visit.

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Drosia, Greece
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Worth visitiing this place which shows how water was carried from a spring in the mountain all the way to Pythagorion area thousands years ago... Check the timetable before going there!

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restaurant Casandre Calangute Goa India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Fantastic and for sure not to miss visit next to the Monestry of Spiliani. The water tunnel build by ING.MR. Spiliani totaly true a mountain with help of architects RICOS and Theodoris who later also did build a part of the temple of Hera and after that a part of Effesis in Turkeye

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