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Grotta di Santa Barbara - Miniera di San Giovanni

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Spooky!

We came to Sardinia for the rock climbing, and wandered into this grotta on an exploratory rest day... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2015
Isabelle B
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Newton, Massachusetts
Very impressive

I don't know what it is about holes in the ground but they are spookily inviting and this one is no... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2014
Ali H
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20 May 2015
“Spooky!”
15 Oct 2014
“Very impressive”
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Santa Barbara’s cave is the most jaw-dropping landmark among Iglesias’ tourist attractions: a unique jewel, built by both the work of man and the action of nature. The story of its discovery is wonderful as well. It happened in 1952: during the...more
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Localita Miniera S. Giovanni | Località Bindua Iglesias, 09016, Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

We came to Sardinia for the rock climbing, and wandered into this grotta on an exploratory rest day -- there was no one there and the lights weren't on, so we got spooked after wandering through the pitch black for a few minutes and ran...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 16 October 2014

I don't know what it is about holes in the ground but they are spookily inviting and this one is no exeption. I've visited many such locations but this one has something really special about it. Once inside you're treated to an excellent and informative...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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