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Grotte di Castellana

Piazzale Anelli, 70013 Castellana Grotte, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors

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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The caves are very well tourist oriented. We had an English speaking guide which was excellent. For us it was strange to find a nice big caves in Puglia. Definitely wort a visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We went there in family, with 4 kids under 10 and gave it a go. The set-up is simply magic and unbelievable. The tourist organization of the site is mature and while we were off season, I can imagine that the place can be really crowded in summer. The prices are not low but the tour is worth going there.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

If you've been to some of the larger caverns in the world, this one may not impress you but it is an interesting site. The tour is not the best...you will likely be herded into large groups that make hearing the guide virtually impossible. But the main attraction is the caverns themselves so do not let this deter you from... More 

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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and I have never been in a cave before and found the Grotte to be awe-inspiring in terms of the towering heights and incredible time-scale it The so-called "White Cave" (really a beeswax beige) is lovely indeed but was perhaps anticlimactic given the build-up of expectations since it is nor as grand in scope as the first cave... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

As per all the previous reviews, these caves are stunning and worth the effort. If you using the train, get down at grotte di castellana n not the other one..or you will hv to walk just about 2kms to get to the caves! Do the long walk..the white caves are definitely the highlight of it all. The English guided tours... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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22 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

At a constant 17 degrees C - 62 degrees F these caves are very cool! Breathtaking views and fun to be a spelunker explorer for the day. The tour at €15 p/p including guide is well worth the visit. The walk is approximately 3 kms long and takes approximately 1.5 hours. Guides operate in several languages but you should check... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

As said our guide, this cave is a symphony of spells ... what we see here, sustains his breath. This is the queen of all caves, all are special but this one has a special story and catacter. Each part of this cave reflet the grandeur of a world unknown to us. Can not lose !!

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Gouda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Its a long walk inside and very humid,but the grotto is breathtaking.particularlt the whie cave,the story of the discovery is fascinating.

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Amsterdam, Nederland
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29 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I imagine that it is less pleasant in the summer months when it is crowded... That is the only possible reason that I can come up with why anyone would give these caves less than full marks. Absolutely beautiful!! Yes, the floors are slippery in parts... it's a cave. A living, growing entity where dripping is a sign of life!... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A very good cave system, awesome stalagmites and stalactites. Good guides who speak very good English. Just a shame we missed the full tour at 11.am and the next one was at 16.00 but the short tour was good enough. A lot of steps to get in and it is rather slippy in places, but what do you expect, they're... More 

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