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Geologically and historically interesting

If you are in the area it's worth a brief detour to visit this fascinating site. Do not climb over... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2017
Brian_StNeots
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St. Neots, United Kingdom
Interesting and bizarre

If you are nearby you have to come and see it. It is really strange as you can smell the gas coming... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2016
meriann
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Jun 22, 2017
“Geologically and historically interesting”
Aug 21, 2016
“Interesting and bizarre ”
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

If you are in the area it's worth a brief detour to visit this fascinating site. Do not climb over the viewing barrier or go near the bubbling sulfurous water. In Roman mythology, Mefitis (or Mephitis; Mefite in Italian) was the late personification of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

If you are nearby you have to come and see it. It is really strange as you can smell the gas coming from the center of the earth!! It is an amazing experience !!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank meriann
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

It is difficult to find. We had a guide. Which was great to get the history and explanation. It is an amazing sight. Rolling green hills coming down to a grey void of life world. It's fascinating. Worth seeing. Smell was not bad at all.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank oesmom
Reviewed June 7, 2015

It's difficult to find and not really good signilized or promoted, but it's fascinating for the ancient history that the site still want to tell. It seems abandoned. You can see boiling smelly mud in a wild landscape. è stato difficile da trovare, anche perché...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank SeleneBarblan
Reviewed May 7, 2015

Way before you reach Mefite, the permeating smell of sulphur hits your nostrils as you drive along the beautiful mountains. The area around the small bubbling lake does resemble a lunar landscape, and the site is definitely in need of some serious attention since it...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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