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Address: Melisani Lake, Argostolion, Greece
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Nice short visit

This is a unique attraction, a small boat ride across the lake inside the cave. small fees but short time activity. should have climbed out to the top instead but very hot in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique attraction, a small boat ride across the lake inside the cave. small fees but short time activity. should have climbed out to the top instead but very hot in summer, A 1 time visit will be fun and unique

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful magical experience which sticks in my memory. Definitely worth a visit. I would absolutely go back again, it's so relaxing and breathtaking.

1 Thank mmm664
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We arrived in Argostoli via cruise ship. The Melissani Caves are across the island ... about an hours drive. The drive is quite scenic but if you're making it just to hit the caves, you may want to rethink your time in Argostoli given what you get when you arrive at the caves. We arrived at the caves site to... More 

2 Thank Sheshamcd
Athens, Greece
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43 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Actually when you enter the cave to catch awe with the natural beauty that you meet . Worth a Visit!

Thank George S
Athens, Greece
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48 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

An amazing experience to ride on a boat in this cave. The water color is unbelievable. It really worths your time.

Thank ebi1
Frankfurt, Germany
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Tha cave is nice, but small. the water was beautiful as well. Didn't like the boat drivers who were taking your camera from your hads to take a picture of you, waiting to give them money back before they take you out of the boat. I always tip, but only because i want to do it, not because someone would... More 

1 Thank Nina Z
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I visited Kefalonia several years ago and still to this day, having been to many far flung holiday destinations, no where compares quite to the Mellisani Caves. They are strikingly a lovely blue. There are stairs leading down to a boat though and these are not great to manoeuvre. A good morning out.

Thank Karl K
Miami, Florida
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This underground river had it's roof cave in after an earthquake exposing it to the world above. Relatively recently it became an attraction and it wont disappoint. It's stunning. Make sure you get the timing right. The best time of the day is at noon when the sun is directly above.

Thank Delatorrellc
Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The color of the water is an amazing, almost surreal turquoise. The cave itself was small, but worth the visit. Saw eels swimming in the water.

1 Thank Trippin57
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

This is a beautiful place and people who have never been in underground caves would find it amazing, however if you have been in big caves before you might want to skip this one as it is very small. The entrance costs 6 Euros. We have entered the cave through the gift shop and at the caves we were greeted... More 

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