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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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  • Excelente paseo donde te sientes en contacto con la naturaleza Guías muy amables, solo no lo recomiendo para personas muy mayores o con dificultades para caminar De preferencia no ir acabado de comer,...  more »
  • Excelente opcion para viajeros, muy cerca de Monterrey. La vista es Fantastica. La visita guiada es muy completa. Las grutas se necuentran en Excelente estado de conservacion. Imperdible!!! 
  • going up on the mono lift besides the mountain, after ten minute trip you start your walk inside the mountain, all over the natural caverns, you need to have good activity condition, you have to go th...  more »