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Grotta Del Turco

Gaeta, Italy
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Beautiful. A hidden gem

This is such a beautiful place, with the most astonishing views. It is off the beaten path and you... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
4Obies
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Mossel Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
A fascinating legend and a breathtaking grotto

According to the local folklore, the mountain that hosts this grotto split in two when Christ died... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
adntar
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Gimhae, South Korea
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“pirates” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is such a beautiful place, with the most astonishing views. It is off the beaten path and you will not find international travellers there. Gaeta is the place where the word PIZZA was first documented to be used. The true Italian pizza and Italian...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

According to the local folklore, the mountain that hosts this grotto split in two when Christ died on the cross. Centuries later, a Turk visited this site and when told the story, he laughed it off saying that if the story was true, the rock...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Grotta del Turco it is a grotto which ends directly in the sea and where the waves create atmospheric effects of light. It is a picturesque hiding place of the ancient pirates. If you walk down with sunny weather a staircase with about 300 steps...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

an amazing place you stand on a platform of the cliff to look through the rocks would not have missed it although it only takes a few minutes

Thank sidecarruss
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

You can no longer walk down to the bottom of the grotto. Basically it's two sets of stairs down to see it though you can see there are more stairs that would bring you to the bottom. There's a door that is locked that blocks...More

Thank Isa C
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

After the look around at the Montagna Spaccata it is a must to wonder at the the picturesque hiding place of the ancient pirates

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Reviewed 22 November 2016

If you visit the Sanctuary of Montagna Spaccata, do not miss visiting this grotto which ends directly in the sea and where the waves create great light effects. Igt is however unfortunate that you cannot descend (a total of 300 steps) all the way down...More

Thank Joseph G
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

The history and the work which was put into this development is beyond morden times understanding, how it was done?

Thank pallansson
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

What a place! Nature has the amazing ability to shape the world around us in magnificent ways. This is one of them. Enjoy it!

Thank Atanas A
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

On our last day we decided to check this little spot out and was pleased we did. The grotto is easy to access and is attached to a church and great out look over Serapo Beach.

Thank Jan201255
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Kimberly K
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Not really, not that I know of.
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pics301
26 October 2017|
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Response from Ülle T | Reviewed this property |
Hello! As I see you are from the UK I would say if the wather is nice (and it has been so far), you can even take sun this period of the year during the midday in the beach. The Grotta does not have the beatch, it is on the... More
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