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Grotta di Ispinigoli, Dorgali

(4.1/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
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'm a Caver who explored and visited with colleagues several hundred caves, many of which are spectacular for size, Majesty or for the incredible work that nature, by creating them and intervened incessantly, there is doing, more difficult and complex, sometimes even relatively dangerous, so don't surprise me particularly tourist caves, and I don't like the stories that are told within them ... the "human sacrifice" , the "organ", the "throne", the "candlestick", "elephant", the world's tallest stalagmite, the well deeper, the longest stalactite, and various other trivialities. However I considered it interesting this visit (so I guess it is a lot for a tourist) because at every point you can appreciate the undoubted beauty of concretions, owing to the fact that upon entering you look out for from above the great Hall (it's actually exciting!), and (but this is a more technical commentary from "insiders") for the particular closeness to the outer surface , which sooner or later will turn this show into something similar to the "dolina of Tiscali".
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  • Is not suitable for people like me who suffer from Vertigo. A column of over 30 meters overhead view is still spectacular and the tale of how could be such a wonder of nature, overshadowing even the descent to admire from the bottom up. Worth a visit especially in summer when the outside temperature touches the 35° while in the cave is firmly on 17°.
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  • After an 80-minute journey, route specially for this attraction (which happens to be open daily) we found the gates closed. Never again. Not to mention the number on the chart information specially cleared with the marker.
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  • Impressive place, but you will not see more but just the entrance of the Grotta.
  • Beautiful small cave is a 50mt where vededano stalagmites. Price a little high 7.50 €/persona 30 minutes duration. Internal temperature around 17 c
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  • Fantastic fossil dripstone cave, where you can admire the stalagmite in Europe's highest (38 meters!). Tours are scheduled every hour and take about 30 minutes, in order not to upset the ecosystem with artificial lighting.
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  • One enormous natural cavity open, but so spectacular to deserve absolutely. Shame about the group too numerous, but we are in August ...
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  • The cave was discovered by chance after a Bush fire at that time... An adventurous descent into the cave. .. small but with impressive stalagmite
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