Santimamine Caves, Gernika-Lumo

Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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3.6/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
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  • This is a cool location, located in a beautiful beech forest. However, the 90-minute guided tour is a bit long if you don't speak Spanish, and our children were very restless by the end of it. Actuall...  read more »
  • It is a must-see for anyone who wants to learn a little of the history of the Basque lands and those who lived in them. That caves may not be visited in person, since only you can enter up to 15 meters of depth, the virtual replica in 3D is still very successful and worth seeing it.
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  • I was delighted. A penalty that only is can access to them 20 first meters, but is logical if we want to keep it well. Our guide, Leire, Super offering a very complete explanations above as you lived at that time. In addition, after the mini tour take you to see a 3D video so you can see the rest of the cave, including the cave paintings that are the best of the cave. Years ago I took my parents to see her and I remember seeing paintings and practicamemte around the world all runaway, stalactites, paintings... No wonder that in the end they have closed them, we were not as aware as they are now all this is history, and we must take care of it.
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  • Currently closed to the public and with restricted access, Santi Mamine cave is the most important archaeological site in the area and the better studied.
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  • Visit inexcusable if you are in the area that it can be completed with the forest of Oma
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  • Very nice I recommend to visit him!
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  • Very entertaining and funny
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