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L'uomo Di Altamura, Altamura

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4.3/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
L'uomo Di Altamura is located in Altamura. Use our Altamura tourist route planner to visit L'uomo Di Altamura on your trip to Altamura, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Although Altamura Man is not physically here (he's still embedded in a layer of calcite underground!) there is a very informative 15-minute 3D film of his fossilized remains, as well as enthusiastic v...  read more »
  • Whereas the man of Altamura is not open to the public as it should be experienced cavers, and will never be available because it would destroy a mountain to do it, and given that the visitor center sits isolated in the countryside, the visit is surprisingly interesting, as it shows a 3D movie and provides in-depth information on the part of staff and super nice. We then took a walk around on the advice of the guides.
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  • Let me start by saying that the cave where it was discovered the man of Altamura is in no way browsable (also because it would require a great caving experience). What we are witnessing is an educational visit led by a very nice and experienced Caver to a popular science center, located in the countryside of Altamura (follow the signs leading to the Church of our Lady of Buoncammino in the gates). The tour guide is for a collection of minerals and paleontological and watching a movie in 3D (very nice) of the cave in which the Neanderthal was found and where it still lies. The visit lasts about 40 minutes. Should I reserve by phone.
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