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Grutas de Garcia, Monterrey
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Head into Grutas de Garcia, an otherworldly system of caves dating back some 50-60 million years. The large chambers were first discovered in 1843 by a priest walking up the El Fraile mountain. Up until then, they had remained hidden in a limestone mountain, and submersion in seawater during the prehistoric era has left a wealth of marine fossils on the cave walls. Reach the caves by a five-minute ride on an aerial tramway; or, if you're feeling particularly energetic, consider taking the steep path up to the entrance. Make Grutas de Garcia a part of your Monterrey vacation plans using our Monterrey holiday planner.
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  • We visited with s group of friends. Very young and very old. It was a nice day. The cave is nice. For the younger folks the walk up is great. For the older ones the ride up is a good option. 
  • These are stunning caves with a size that you won't believe. The cable car ride to the top is a nice experience - like skiing without snow. Having a guide is not optional - though he seemed most impre...  more »
  • An exceptional place for the amount of Caverns, lounges and recorrido.y especially with the new Funicular that is spectacular view.
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