Emerald Grotto (Grotta di Smeraldo), Conca dei Marini

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Named for the color reflected in the waters within, Emerald Grotto (Grotta di Smeraldo) is a small cave partly filled with seawater. Sunlight is refracted through the water, which gives the cave its ethereal emerald glow. This is similar to the better-known, and more impressive, Blue Grotto on the nearby island of Capri. With no natural opening above the waterline, the cave wasn't discovered until 1932. Take the elevator down into the cave, then board a small boat to tour the grotto. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Emerald Grotto (Grotta di Smeraldo) and many more Conca dei Marini attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Conca dei Marini trip planner .
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  • It's one of those caves to visit. with the rowboat is the boatman that makes you do the view is tells you everything (even in English) see the fantastic water colors are worth the price of admission!
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  • Boat trip from Amalfi, panoramic and relaxing, guided by the friendly captain who explains the history of the discovery, the particularities of the various stalagmites and the rain of emeralds which are splashing water caused by the oar of the raft where we are seated and the underwater crib ... see!
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  • Great time to visit at least once in their lifetime. of course you live a minute entering the magical Emerald 60 years the sea and cheerful atmosphere.
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