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Address: Portale kalea 1, 20740 Zestoa, Spain
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Fascinating.

Excellent reproduction of the caves. Audio guide in English. Walked up to the real cave after. Very well done, and a lovely wooded valley walk.

Reviewed 17 October 2016
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Bruton, United Kingdom
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Bruton, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent reproduction of the caves. Audio guide in English. Walked up to the real cave after. Very well done, and a lovely wooded valley walk.

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Allow a bit more time to walk to site from the village. It has to be the longest 700m in history, but it is stunning, and has its own stories to tell. We did the tour with a guide, in castilliano, augmented by the audio guide. The information was interesting and deep enough, without being too much. It kept us... More 

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Thank Clint J
Vantaa, Finland
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60 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Visited both in the museum and we made a little walk to (locked) cave entrance and to nearby forest,whic was very relaxing. We had a group only for English and had a wonderful hour, thank you! Even you can't see the original cave, you get excellent fiiling about that time period living habits. Guide to buying tickets etc could be... More 

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Thank kilroyr
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Visiting a place like this is a wonderful experience. Yes you have to park in Zestoa, buy your ticket in the tourist office and yes you do have a bit of a walk but it's all worth it to see a place like this. It would be fantastic to see the real thing but years of travellers have had the... More 

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Thank Glynis B
Helsinki, Finland
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113 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

You can buy a ticket online (www.ekainberri.biz) if you have N.I.F-number. If not, you can use any number which has the right form (https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Número_de_identificación_fiscal), or send an email. Whether you bought tickets online or not, first you should visit the ticket office (Portale Kalea 1) in the middle of the town (NOT at the cave site). Neither the ticket office... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

As mentioned by previous reviewers, be prepared for a bit of a walk (ours was in heavy rain) from the centre of Zestoa, however, it is well signposted and mainly on the level. You can only visit the replica caves with a guided tour, but the information office in town will tell you when they are. We each received an... More 

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w newton ma
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We really enjoyed our visit to Ekainberri. Yes, a bit hard to get to. Head to Zestoa to get tickets. Park and then walk -a beautiful walk- up to the museum/replica cave. We were lucky to have an English speaking guide, but the audio also does a fine explanation. These drawings are a marvel. Even in replica form. The actual... More 

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cape cod
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

this is not an easy place to get to. we had to drive to the town, then find the tourist office in order to buy tickets. if you don't speak spanish (we don't) this is a difficult task. then you have to find the place to park and walk about a half-kilometer to where the building is that has both... More 

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Plano, TX,USA
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97 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2012 via mobile

As noted, the tour is usually not in English. There is an iPhone app that explains the exhibit: download before yo arrive (no WiFi there). The reproduction is elaborately done, but not worth going far out of one's way to see. The walk is 700m from the information office so choose your parking carefully.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Ekainberri is a reproduction of a cave with ancient paintings. The paintings have been made as an exact copy of the originals using the identical materials. The visit is first of all without explanation and in semi darkness so that you may experience what the original is like, and then the guide takes you back through and explains and highlights... More 

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