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Not a cave at all

Although the name suggest a cave, in reality it refers to a crypt of a long gone church. This crypt... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
KatrienS955
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Ghent, Belgium
The cave is unremarkable, but the adjacent restored tower is excellent

The cave falls far short of its literary reputation, but on the same site is a restored tower on... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2013
George H
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Sawston, United Kingdom
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Nov 4, 2018
“Not a cave at all”
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“Very inspiring visit”
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Although the name suggest a cave, in reality it refers to a crypt of a long gone church. This crypt is famous from the legend that here the devil taught 3 men the dark arts. In return, one of the 3 men had to stay...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

This place really gives you a different insight into the Salmantinian and Spanish ancient history. Our guide was passionate about their archeological discoveries, which made the tour very inspiring indeed. Do not go there a hot summer's day though as some of the sights are...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 19, 2017

It is a historical location but it doesn't contain much information except for the basic reason why students attended this place a long time ago.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 21, 2014

Excellent surprise, nice sight and charming story about how the devil appeared there to teach wizardry.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

The cave falls far short of its literary reputation, but on the same site is a restored tower on the medieval city walls, that offers some excellent views. Probably not worth going out of your way for, but well worth visiting if you happen to...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

It has to be the most beautiful place to visit. The architecture is incredible & the old town know as the casco is just stunning. Enjoy meandering through the streets. The locals are so friendly too.

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

Salamanca is the home of the oldest university in Spain.It is a beautiful old Spanish city with much to see.There are many shops, bars, restaurants and plazas to explore.We visited it by train from Avila which takes about an hour.

Date of experience: May 2013
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Reviewed October 28, 2011

And difficult to know what you have found when you do find it. More of a public urinal than an attraction.

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Reviewed September 1, 2010

After inspecting the area we went to the Old and the Old and New Cathedrals on the street. Rua Major. On the way, considered the church of San Martin, House of shells, the Jesuit College, Convent of Las Dueñas, Dominican monastery of San Esteban, came...More

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