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City of Caves (Tigguo Cobauc)

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Address: Drury Walk, Upper Level | Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, Nottingham NG1 7LL, England
Phone Number: 01159881955
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A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the...

A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the local shopping center.

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Nottingham city caves

The caves start in a strange location the broad marsh shopping centre. Once you start to go underground you forget where you are they give you a incite into Nottinghams past. You... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Tony P
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The caves start in a strange location the broad marsh shopping centre. Once you start to go underground you forget where you are they give you a incite into Nottinghams past. You see and hear all the archeological features under Nottingham streets with the aid of audio guide.i think it's worth a visit if the weathers not good

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GOJMuseum, Senior Customer Service Coordinator at City of Caves (Tigguo Cobauc), responded to this review

Dear Tony, Thank you for your kind words about our audio tours at the City of Caves. I am glad you enjoyed your time with us and I hope we get to see you here again very soon for a repeat visit. Kind regards, Emily More 

Knutsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The caves were nothing special. Was expecting more than it was. Visually they aren't all that great. And for the price you pay you would want more value for your money. Took the audio tour in which the tapes have 15 sections, which to listen to them all would require around 45 minutes to an hour of your time. The... More 

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Purchased the combined Galleries of Justice and Caves ticket and was perhaps a little disappointed at how short this tour was after the galleries in the morning. However it was pretty informative and it was hard to believe that you were just underneath the shopping precinct. Pity more couldn,t be made of the old streets and cellars as this was... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although only about 40 minutes long, the tour guides make the tour of the caves interesting and absorbing. At a constant 14 degrees in the caves, you'll need a sweater if it's a hot day outside.

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Thank DavidHUk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent history lesson and we'll run it does not take long but it worth a visit to help preserve the past for future generations

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having grew up in the East Midlands I only discovered this place in my mid forties! Why did I miss it? It is really very good. It has interactive guides, kids can dress up and shows the underbelly of Nottingham. Great place to visit with kids unless they are scared of the dark and very interesting all around. Not good... More 

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Thank travelotottle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having been to Orvieto's ( Italy) caves earlier this year, I was very please to find that Nottingham's caves were equally extensive and steeped in history. The caves had many uses over the years, including tanning, brewing, beer cellars, and meeting places for groups such as the Luddites,

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Thank Tim D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Since I did the caves under the castle I thought I would do these. A bit more interesting than the castle, I thought they could have showed more and left out some of the talk.

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Thank hrcalso
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour was historically interesting but not visually stunning. Its a pleasant way to pass 40 minutes or so and gain a little education. The guides were knowledgeable and friendly. A good value visit and even better if you ask questions.

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Thank westfields239
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you plan a little bit of time into your day, you can squeeze in both these caves and the Galleries of Justice with an affordable combo ticket. Best of this particular tour in the caves was the section with the tanneries from ages ago. Very cool!

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