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Le Grotte - Museo della Civilta Contadina ed Insediamento Rupestre

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Non touristy historic spot, nicely preserved

The people in the Zungri caves lived a good life. Tropea onions, good herbal drinks, plenty of... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
Purobi
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San Francisco
Totally worth a visit

The museum and caves were a wonderful surprise. Just a short drive from Tropea this nice this town... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2017
Alec D
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Seattle, Washington
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Mar 12, 2019
“Non touristy historic spot, nicely preserved”
Oct 24, 2017
“Totally worth a visit”
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Among the main historical and cultural testimonies of the Poro promontory, a very rare architectural jewel stands out, located on a ridge in the valley of the Malopara stream, facing south-east with an altitude between 515 and 430 m above sea level...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Indipendenza, 89867 Zungri, Italy
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

The people in the Zungri caves lived a good life. Tropea onions, good herbal drinks, plenty of sunshine, fertile soil, and a fabulous view from the cave condominium possibly made it a heavenly existence. The museum is not worth spending any time in but for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

The museum and caves were a wonderful surprise. Just a short drive from Tropea this nice this town is rich in history. Highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alec D
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Little jewel of Calabria, really close to Tropea. I strongly suggest to go and visit it, no anticipations, you'll be surprised.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

A brilliant small museum containing photos and artefacts from the past in the town itself leading down to the caves which are unbelievable - habitations carved out of the rocks, and lived in for centuries! You need sturdy footwear and some energy to walk down...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit in a warm day of summer, since you will find some fresh wind. Wear a comfortable pair of shoes and go to discover this place full of silence and nature.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 31, 2014

The museum was closed when we visited at the end of May, but we were still able to walk down to the grottes or caves which had been carved out of the soft limestone to create medieval homes. We were able to talk through a...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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