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Tunnel of Eupalinos

Address: Pythagorion, Greece
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Owner description: 4000ft long Aquaduct Tunnel 'often compared to the Wonders of the World' as it is one of only two...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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)!
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Western Norway, Norway
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221 reviews 221 reviews
109 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We have to say "average" because the tunnel was and will be closed for visitors till sometime next year due to ongoing work. The plan is to make the whole tunnel lenght available for visitors, instead of the previous "70 meters only"

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Montecchio Emilia, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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14 reviews 14 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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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
2 reviews
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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16 reviews 16 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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