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Cave of Smeraldo, Positano
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Cave of Smeraldo is known for the iridescent emerald light that covers the walls of the cave. A combination of geological events creates the captivating effect. The only direct opening to outside light is beneath the water. When daylight shines through, the green color appears on the cave walls. You can easily reach the cave via car by taking the ss163 highway from Capri. A small fee provides access to the cave via elevator, while a rowboat manned by a singing tour guide will take you into the grotto's interior. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cave of Smeraldo and many more Positano attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Positano itinerary maker.
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  • By chance walking down the Amalfi coast, we discovered the cave .... you get off the elevator, and with a group of 15 to 20 people in the same boat makes back into the waters in shades of blue and emerald green. The ride is short, 01 minute, 02 Max. the cave is high, very beautiful, with a white ceramic Nativity scene submerged. Attention to park in front of the stairs Cave access, has smart charging for parking ...!!!
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  • We rented a boat to tour the Amalfi Coast and this was a brief stop. Nice to see but I would not make plans to go here as the only stop. 
  • Don't waste your time or money and skip this useless "attraction". The first thing the "captain" says is don't forget to tip your captain even after giving them 5 euros each for 5 minutes. Nothing of ...  more »
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  • Uninspiring. Not worth the effort. Pushy oarsman. I have seen much better elsewhere.
  • Unimpressive, queues, 5 euro entrance fee not worth the effort.
  • Really small, not worth the effort and money, nothing of interest.
  • Really interesting. Only do if you are in the area and have time. Don't believe the rubbish about a stone under the water being anything other than a stone ;-)
  • 5min tour...really not that amazing. May as wel tick it off the bucket list if you in the area thiugh