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Hercules Cave

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Address: Cap Spartel, Tangier, Morocco
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$142*
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Tangier Sightseeing Tour with English speaking driver
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$67*
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4 Hour Tangier Sightseeing Tour
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$57*
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Great for history lovers!

Interesting cave with some cool scars from when the Romans were carving out millstones. Sunken lights have been added to illuminate the walls, which is nice. Also there are some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting cave with some cool scars from when the Romans were carving out millstones. Sunken lights have been added to illuminate the walls, which is nice. Also there are some bats in the cave -- we didn't see any, but heard a few. (I love bats!) I wouldn't plan trip JUST to see the cave, as it's a relatively small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very touristic spot, but absolutely with seeing. The cave is interesting with the method of carving and the opening in the shape of the African continent. Young men like to jump off the rocks. There are trinkets for sale and a lovely Café where you can sit and look out over the Atlantic. Will be nice to... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Disliking mobbed tourist sights, I found this place uncomfortable. The rows of people behind the cave's opening to the sea were 20 deep even at 3 pm. And unfortunately the archeological artifacts recovered from this ancient site are nowhere to be seen. The place is probably a must-see (but only once).

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Auckland, NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were with a guide from Aziz Benami who explained beautifully what was going on here. The mill stones were really interesting and very much well worth a visit.

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Thank KBE9
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this disappointing. It was rated as a major attraction but really was just a big cave. It was well lit but really only one area inside to look out at the sea. It was very crowded and hard to get around to the beaches nearby. Paid too much for the taxi there too!!!!

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The name of the place says it all Mythical and old sagas are traced to this place You must read about it before your visit It is being looked after very well

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Thank A F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The cave has two openings, one to sea and one to land. Entrance is free. There are English tour guides outside the cave that charge. Beautiful view of the opening to the sea. Low tide so we were able to walk out of the cave towards the ocean. Kids had a lovely time.

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Rishon Leziyyon, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit the cave in a program of organisation group to Morroco. It's paid for tourist, free for local citizen.Nice for a hot day to walk in. Around before the entrance to the cave are more attractive.A lot of restaurant in the second floor with a wonderful view to the ocean and a fantastic brise .

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Cairo
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is ok to be visited if already on ur way, and if u can also visit the beach nearby but to go there just to see the cave is a bit waste of time.. its a small cave, with nothing much to see. You would only take a pic or two like the ones already added here

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, Stunning and Lots of History.. Cheap shops around and Taxis are reasonable too! Lovely caves, and beach nearby.. Not to miss!

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