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 part of your personalized Monterrey itinerary using our Monterrey tour itinerary builder app .
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  • A beautiful place definitivamente❤️ the entry is super accessible cost, the explanation in the good place and best of all some good pictures
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  • Incredible journey into the caves that allows you to see natural wonders and understand how they have formed if you want to raise or lower the foot require good physical condition possible take photos go warm, in place not to be missed is always very fresh in Nuevo Leon, one of the best in all of Mexico
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  • It is an attractive and relaxing place to have a couple, family and friends recommend it widely
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  • A great attraction that includes a cable car ride and climb into a series of caves. It is difficult to climb up and down the many steps and I would not recommend going if you are very young or old. The tour is in Spanish.
  • Amazing views, so much history and an awesome tour. The earlier the better.
  • Excelentes condiciones, personal servicial y muy cuidado. Las grutas son de lo mejor que el visto. Muy recomendado.
  • Great time. Nice historic place.
  • Excelente paseo para turistear en nuevo León, son muchos escalones así es que hay que ir preparados!
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