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Cueva de Nerja

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“amazing caves”(101 reviews)
With a volume of more than 100,000 m3 and a surface covering 9,371 m2, the Tourist galleries represent approximately one-third of the cave. The cave has been used as a habitat, a burial site and for cultural expression. There are remnants testifying...more
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Carr. de Bajada a Playa de Maro, s/n, 29787 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 95 20
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All reviews audio guide amazing caves well worth a visit stalactites and stalagmites natural wonder time slot no flash photography awe inspiring cave system ticket office own pace cave paintings tourist train open to the public entrance fee few steps rock formations
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The caves are are definitely worth a visit if you are staying in the surrounding area. The chambers are huge and beautiful. They really give you a sense of what it must of been like for the humans living in them all those years ago.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank danielnM2257CI
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well served by buses from Nerja, and well sign-posted by road, this is a spectacular place with its huge stalagmites/tites

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rumney54
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What can I say, with generous measures, very friendly staff and right on the main road, the ship offers great hospitality. Music is good too and you may find one or two little impromptu dances!! Well done the ship keep doing what you’re doing and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stevewZ9548SV
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed in Malaga and took the bus from the bus terminal to Nerja.The men in the ticket office needed to go on a smile-course He could told that the bus went up to the caves but failed to say it, even though we said...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank magnum44
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We turned up at 10.30 today, January 12th, expecting the place to be bursting at the seams due to the free entry offer for the 60th anniversary of the opening of the caves. How wrong we were......we collected our free tickets and immediately started the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jooaan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited today (Sat 11th Jan) and it was great. Large cave with lots of stalagtites and stalagmites. Pictures can be taken without flash, and because parts of the caves are lit the pictures come out well. You get an audio guide to listen to info,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank ruth b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its an amazing cave complex and well managed, but although the equipment has been improved the cave was just too busy when we visited (28 Dec) the queues were long and slow, and the groups were too big so we got detached from the guide,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank john e
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great caves, good audio guide. Recommended. Parking on site for €1 is great too as well as the view from the restaurant.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SalsaChickNik
Reviewed 1 week ago

How on earth can anyone miss this as an attraction for Nerja. here is something down to earth and also quite mystical about visiting the Caves. There are also some amazing events held in the caves from time to time. The accompanying restaurant is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MalcolmCaneLewis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love stalegtites and stalegmites then this is a must. Large caves , we'll set out. Pity we couldn't see any cave art.Takes about an hour for the full trip. Entrance is timed, think it's each half hour so if like me you turn...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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14 September 2018|
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Response from woody401 | Reviewed this property |
I would say no. Lots of steps, a little slippery in places and limited light.
6 September 2018|
Response from SevillaElena | Reviewed this property |
Hello traveler, on the page where you put all the information of the cave. And you can buy tickets, cuevadenerja. Establishes that they are open all year, except from January 1 to May 15. Good trip!!
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25 July 2018|
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Response from GlynnJones2016 | Reviewed this property |
Wear good walking shoes. No water and multilanguage headset provided