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Address: Grutschgasse 2A, Hinterbruhl 2371, Austria
Phone Number: 02235/26364
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Nice piece of history

First , it is very close to Vienna therefore no excuse not visit it, especially in conjunction to other places nearby. The Grotte is a old mine that was flooded many years ago... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First , it is very close to Vienna therefore no excuse not visit it, especially in conjunction to other places nearby. The Grotte is a old mine that was flooded many years ago, and during WWII was even used to build parts for the Nazi airforce, the Luftwaffe . In modern day it served as the location for the Three... More 

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Kent, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the boat tour and the history of the mine. It is a compliment to other historical (especially WWII history) sites in the area. It is a bit touristy, but our guide was carful not to speak only to the German speakers. He explained everything in English while others looked around. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank Senioronabudget
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

I can be relatively adventurous but tunnels, caves, and ... underground lakes kind of get to me. The history behind the mines / lake is far more interesting than our guide let on. He was super captivated by the fact Disney filmed parts of the Three Musketeers here. During WWII, the mines were used for making Nazi fighter jets 60... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is a convenient side trip from Vienna. The visitor should club two close by attractions, Seegrotte Hinterbruhl, Burg Liechenstein. However, if you are traveling by public transport, be aware that the connecting bus from train station has a rather infrequent service. One should check the timings in advance lest you are saddled with a wait for up to one... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This underground lake in an old gypsum line was used by the Nazis in WWII (after they drained it!) as a place to manufacture their first jet fighter plane. Take public transport from Vienna (a train and then a bus) and pay for the guided tour. Excellent tour which also includes a boat ride on the underground lake. Quite easy... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This was a guided tour walking through a mine tunnel with exhibits of miners at work, horses grazing, and aircraft hangar where relics of the historic World War I are kept. Climbiling down a set of stairs takes you to the subterranean lake and a boat ride was the highlight of the tour winding through the tunnels. This lake provides... More 

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Vienna Region, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

so my german is not great but i can get by and understand most things and only 5 minutes into the tour the guide says something about throwing moaning wives into the lake , im no prude but Im not into jokes about domestic abuse , this guide is your typical gasthouse bore and he tried to elicit a tip... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Had a few unexpected extra days in Vienna. The front desk team at the hotel recommended a tour to Vienna Woods which included a visit to Seegrotte. The tour of the lake is great and interesting especially with regards to world war 2. The tour included 2 other attractions all complete in 5 hours.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We had a great time down there. A very good guide who also took the time and explained in English. The sailing part was very Nice and we can recommend a visit

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

I took the S-bahn S2 from Meilding to Modling . Take the bus no 364 or 365 from outside the station and get down at Seegrotte stop. From there its is 2-3 mins by walk. The entrance ticket costs EUR 10. Please make sure you have jerkins or jackets as it is cold inside. The inside boating is for very... More 

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