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El Soplao

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Amazing views from what seems the top of the world

we took some time out to visit these caves, and that was a great experience. It is unfortunate that you cannot take photos when inside, but considering that these caves have... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

we took some time out to visit these caves, and that was a great experience. It is unfortunate that you cannot take photos when inside, but considering that these caves have survived for 300 million years and the stalagmites/stalactites were awe inspiring,.

Thank Tomvc1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Pros Nice scenery Reasonable priced coffee Cons SPANISH ONLY!!! Even though we ordered the tickets in English nothing was mentioned about the tour being fully in Spanish. Very disappointing. No pictures allowed Train not working

Thank Geert d
Barry Wales
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177 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

this has to be one of the geology wonder of the world. it concise of eccentric formations stalactites stalagmites flowstones columns cave pearls the lot. the shear amount of them is amazing the different colours stunning. the tour takes about one hour for the soft gentle route and is in Spanish although I do believe you can buy audio tapes... More 

Thank BarryWalesAngie
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181 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Those who read my reviews know I have visited extensively in the world . Soplao caves for me are now rated as No 1 wonder in the world to date . Amazing caves and hard to describe them with words except to say incredible ! You must go to see them . Certainly this is my message to all my... More 

Thank biggestjohn22
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

One word ,awesome !!!! We read some reviews saying if you were within 200 mile radius this is a must and really did deliver

Thank Jude C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Generally this was a magical experience. A small downside was the quality of the commentary and the way we were rushed round in places. The stalagmites and stalagtites were phenomenal. Unfortunately there is no photography (understandable) but the quality of the postcards is dire. Such a shame, if I went again I would be SO tempted to take some pictures.

Thank CareFree5
Leeds, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

As a geologist my brother has visited caves all over the world - he says this is the best he's ever seen. It was so spectacular that I soon forgot my claustrophobia! Full marks to the zinc and lead miners who recognised the value of their discovery and left in intact.

Thank Elaine S
Ra'anana, Israel
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164 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This is one of the geological wonders of the world. It is about 20 km long but regular tourist can access just 1 km but that is enough. One of the wonders is the stalagmite small tiny branches that grow against the low of gravity. It is stunning! The tour is well organized but photos in the cave are not... More 

Thank Yoram L
Sparks, Nevada
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91 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

My husband and I came here on a suggestion from my uncle, who lives in the Basque Country. This is truly an amazing experience, and never once did I feel claustrophobic in any way. I don't speak Spanish, so the tour was a little lost on me, but I got the general gist of it, and it was still worth... More 

Thank u2fan1977
Mountain View, California
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111 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I serendipitously encountered this cave after taking a wrong turn then following signs to it since I had some time to kill. What I discovered far surpassed my expectations. This is a formally run cave attraction where you go in a funicular down to an old mine, and there are given a high production-value tour of a wonderful and unique... More 

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