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Address: Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
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One of the most impressive limestone formations in Carlsbad Caverns is the...

One of the most impressive limestone formations in Carlsbad Caverns is the Giant Dome, which stands 62 feet high, 16 feet in diameter, and bears a resemblance to the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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One of many fabulous formations

The is so much to see at Carlsbad Caverns to see, but some formations are prominent and you remember....this is one of those

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2016
Cherie P
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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

The is so much to see at Carlsbad Caverns to see, but some formations are prominent and you remember....this is one of those

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Del Rio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We took our children to Carlsbad Caverns and missed this until someone asked if we had seen it. There is so much to see at Carlsbad Caverns, that you can miss something this huge. When we learned that we had missed this, we walked around the Big Room until we stood before this massive formation, and learned how long it... More 

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Clinton, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

No admission because elevators were NOT working. Great exercise, I got my 10,000 steps in easy. Make sure you are in good health because if you are not you are putting your health at risk. The scene was awe-inspiring. natural beauty at every turn. God made, man had NOTHING to do with this.

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Marysville, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This can be seen while on a tour at Carlsbad Caverns. I don't think this warrants its own entry on trip advisor.

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I loved looking at all the formations in the caverns but this was one of my favorites. It's towering over you and thousands of years old. Truly spectacular

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Tottenham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This by far was my favourite section from my visit. I liked it so much that I went out and got a picture blown up and framed. Know how to use the features on your camera or cell phone to get the best results and you will take pictures like the pro's do!

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Conway, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Everyone who is able and has any and I mean any interest should check out this great place. It doesn't matter if you aren't outdoorsy or an experienced caver. It's well worth the trip!

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This formation is in the Big Room, so you will see it when you do the walk through it. It's a huge pillar with wonderful designs and texture in it - someone else here described it as thousands of little trees, and they're right, it does remind me of that. Exquisitely beautiful, nature at it's best. Don't miss it!

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Winchester, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The giant dome is just a single formation within the cavern--it's pretty cool, but doesn't really need a separate review from the caverns themselves. When you walk through the Big Room, you'll see it.

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Thank Peg C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

There is little not worth seeing, but this is worth it for sure. had a great time with the visit. Loved it

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