Grutas de Santo Antonio, Alvados

4.7
#5 of 9 in Nature in Leiria District
Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
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  • The Grutas de Santo Antonio (Saint Anthony’s Caves) are believed to have formed about 150 million years ago in the Jurassic period, but they were not discovered until 1955. A young boy spotted an...  more »
  • The guide is amazing. And the palce is very well cared. There are a nice view from that place, it is in the top of a moutain. The road to get there is easy and nice.  more »
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  • It's very beautiful, but the guide spent the whole time just pointing at the stalactites and stalagmites and telling what they look like, like we're kids cloud watching or something. Either that or he was continuously posing math questions. I actually felt like I was going to get my results at the end of the tour. But to be fair, that man has been there since he was 7 years old (he's over 70 now), and was very enthusiastic and I guess there's not much to say in an old cave, just observe. Still fun though.
  • Absolutely worth seeing it, when you are around. Very nice atmosphere and impressing sculptures formed by Nature. We were almost the only visitors.

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