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Melisani Cave

Address: Melisani Lake, Argostolion, Greece
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Ranked #6 of 20 Attractions in Argostolion
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Activities: Canoeing
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Activities: Canoeing

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The melisani caves are a joy to visit, although it's not cheap, it's worth the money. When you go down to the bowels the boat men row you into the cave in small craft and you will be surprised just how clear the water is, beautiful, although the water is very cold. Some time in the long past the roof... More 

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It is very small part of the sea in the cave that it happened after the earth quake. The water has impressive color due to the impressive whole at the roof of the cave. It was long line on the entrance but they are good organized so we didn't wait so long.

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newport.united kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Absolutely Beautiful ...A definite must see..The water is soo clear and the boat ride was a pleasure. A lovely day trip then food by the sea

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holt
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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went to the cave in the morning. You walk down a tunnel to the lake there are boats waiting to take you for a little ride. Your guide rowing the boat tells you the history of how the lake became to be here. As the sun came up the water changed to a lovely turquoise blue. We took some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Went to see this beautiful underground cave on an excursion. Well worth the money even though the actual time in the cave (on a boat with other holiday makers) was very short. The cave guide on the boat was excellent, kept joking and singing! A sight to behold.

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Moscow, Russia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Fabulous lake This cave fascinates at the first sight. The short trip by the boat takes you to the world of fairy tales and myths. It's better to visit the place till noon at this time you can enjoy as sun rays play and transform the colors of the lake. Do not forget to charge your camera in advance -... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This underground lake is the most beautiful place I have ever seen. It is on the Ionian island of Cephalonia (Kefalonia)...it is somewhat remotely located and not over developed at all. You walk down, down , down (temps going down as well)...amazing stalagmites and stalactites (colorful and frozen) all along the downward cave route. Youc Po me to the spot... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Better to go in good weather (no clouds). Our rower was really friendly but with very limited English - might be good idea to have a short historical description of the lake in Greek and then teach them in English as this is a must-see! (Entrance fee 7 euros and there is a souvenir store at the entrance. Although I... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A short ride, but a beautiful and peaceful setting. Definitely would go back. The light rays on the turquoise water are stunning. The guides will take pictures for you and make the experience fun. A highlight of our time on Kefallonia.

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Argostolion, Greece
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Absolutely breathtaking place!The moment you step on the top of the path leading to the lake you feel divine touch!The natural phenomenon that takes place there is just unbelievable!I totally recommend visiting this place to be top place on your list of place must-to-be while at Kefalonia island.

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