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Grotta di Ispinigoli, Dorgali

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Grotta di Ispinigoli houses a 38 m (125 ft) column, the tallest in Europe and one of the tallest in the world. Enter the cave through the immense chamber to admire this large stalactite-stalagmite compound, juxtaposed against smaller stalagmite clusters throughout. This karstic grotto also includes the Abyss of the Virgins, a deep hole leading to a 12 km (7.5 mi) series of caves, where human bones and jewelry dating back to the Bronze Age were found. Grotta di Ispinigoli is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Dorgali Edition.
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  • I have visited many caves but this one is especially spectacular. There are regular guided tours in English but beware there are many, many steps up and down.  more »
  • Quite a descent, rewarded by Europes tallest Stalagmite column in a high room. Then look into the pitch dark hole where cavers go 60 mtrs down again. Fossiles in cave roof demonstrate that tectonic ac...  more »
  • How often does one think about what's inside a mountain! Now we have an idea. The guided (also in English) tour leaves every hour and lasts about 30-45 min. Faint hearted and people afraid of heights ...  more »
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  • Impressive place, but you will not see more but just the entrance of the Grotta.
  • Rather impressing!
  • Back after so many years in this cave, I was fortunate enough to taste it with greater maturity and this gave me a very strong emotion. I seemed to see a sculpture by Canova. a perfect sculpture. the immensity of its stalagmite ... dizzy physical path to reach the first down ... and then the emotional Vertigo in observing the many perfect details. a guide which explains everything very competently prepared .... really pleasantly excited ... To report only the descent is very steep ... and for those who suffer from Vertigo. not the greatest ... nay ... I would say avoid.
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  • A gorgeous cave, perhaps the most beautiful among the many extant in Sardinia.
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  • Very beautiful cave with a variety of stalactites and stalagmites. Particularly impressive is the large Stalagnate in the middle of the cave. The leadership is quite comfortable to understand (especially since there's a supplement on probably every language) in English. The signage has apparently improved, because on the main road, the junction is marked (if not too noticeable customary here) and then it goes along almost only still the road. The admission price is okay with €7,5. The sight from the top of the cavern that is breathtaking. Worthwhile in any case.
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