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Gruta de las Maravillas

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Address: C / Pozo de la Nieve s/n, 21200 Aracena, Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 663 93 78 76
10:00 - 13:30
15:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 13:30
15:00 - 18:00

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Have visited the caves 4 times now and each time I am blown away by the vastness and the beauty! Unbelievable that something so amazing is hidden away underground. Definitely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have visited the caves 4 times now and each time I am blown away by the vastness and the beauty! Unbelievable that something so amazing is hidden away underground. Definitely worth the entrance fee.

Thank messymassey
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a group of 25 take a bus from Seville. One hour out of Seville. This was a pretty cool and interesting site to see.

Thank shazbut
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Sometimes you can pay 8.50 and get 8.50's worth of nothing but this is a spectacle WORTH 8.50. From the modest exposition display above the ticket counter (with a breathtaking case of quartz and other pretty rocks) to the square stone entrance hall where you await your allotted tour time (beware they only let 1000 people in per day to... More 

1 Thank Will L
Community of Madrid, Spain
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45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We visited here between Christmas and New Year. The staff were friendly and helpful and an audio guide in English was available from the office next door for €1.50(basically to cover cost of the headphones they give you to use with the iPod). Guide is just about right in length but would help if there was some pointers as to... More 

Thank TJ A
San Jose, Costa Rica
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83 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

What a place! If you visit Spain, you really need to visit this place. These caverns are something really beautiful. You spend over one hour inside but you will see something that blows your mind. I have seen other caverns in America, but I have to admit, this is the most beautiful I’ve ever seen. It is located in Aracena,... More 

1 Thank Locombiano14
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

A quirky place, simply wonderful as the name says. It is unbelievable how nature is able to create such fantastic structures. Certainly an obligatory place to visit in the region of Andaluzia. More than a kilometer walking through impressive caves and formations.

Thank Cristina P
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I don't think I have ever seen caverns that are as extensive as these anywhere. one area after the next, pools of water, stalagmites and stalactites, flowstones.... The accidental discovery of the caverns was a nice piece of history - in the middle of town and under a castle :-). Tour - roughly an hour long. We went in winter... More 

1 Thank plasmablip
Krakow, Poland
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619 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A set of caves, all breathtaking, with stalagmites, stalactites, underground lakes, colorful views - absolutely worth seeing. Be careful: 1 - the is a limit of visitors per day, so the sooner the better, 2 - you may have to wait for the entry, as there are designated times for visit. If you don't speak Spanish, go for an audio-guide.

Thank Stanislaw1972
London, Canada
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52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The caves are interesting but the tour guide took a very long time to explain things that it got a bit boring. In addition the lights weren't working properly so we did not get to see the last part of the tour.

Thank Oldbones H
London, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful and extensive cave system, beautifully lit, displaying magnificent stalactites, stalagmites and underground lagoons. Everyone likes the cave with the anatomically accurate body parts, the most!

Thank Lynda H

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