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Grutas de Garcia, Monterrey

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Cave Nature / Park
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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  • You would think only in United States they had such beauty. These caverns are very beautiful. To get to the top of this entrance you would have to take an electric cable cart.This place is nice to tak...  more »
  • While the 'grutas' may be bit far off, they are surely worth your time. Once there, you can either take a lift up the mountain or hike up the mountain along a zig-zap paved path which I was told can t...  more »
  • I went there with my wife and another family. We had a child and it was safe for us and for the child too. First, we took uber, we didn't know that the road has taxes to pay to go to gracia, we paid 2...  more »