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Cascata delle Marmore

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Address: Marmore, Terni, Italy
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+39 0744 62982
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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OK if you are there on a sunny hot day - otherwise too pricy and many steps

It's nice and you'll get the "over the rainbow" feeling, but it's 40 Euro for a family! There are lots of steps and no real "round-trip" so you have to go the same way back to... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
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Province of Treviso, Italy
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Province of Treviso, Italy
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

It's nice and you'll get the "over the rainbow" feeling, but it's 40 Euro for a family! There are lots of steps and no real "round-trip" so you have to go the same way back to where you started...

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Haifa Israel
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2017

It's hard to find the top view even with Waze. No appropriate signs. When they finally arrive, they demand a lot of money from him to enter the observation point and see the waterfall. Not worth the effort! It is possible on the main road at the bottom of the waterfall to look for parking and watch the waterfall from... More 

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103 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful falls with a great setting and a spectacular drop even if it's man made or mostly man made/modified. Go when they're turned on and off for diversion to the hydro electric plant.. check timings.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We've seen some spectacular natural falls before, but these did not disappoint. Parking and access were easier than anticipated, even at high season. At the bottom of the falls, the spray was light and refreshing. There are several paths around the lower falls with different perspectives and increasing amounts of spray, including some incredible misty woodland. Then there is quite... More 

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Roseville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

It's like a Disneyland attraction, one that is controlled by humans—turn it ON, turn it OFF. We looked from a distance and never got wet. Others raved, but we found it quite ordinary. It does flow quite strongly when it get going.

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Budapest, Hungary
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73 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

You can see the waterfalls will "full speed" twice a day - plus its length depends on the season, month and on the day. On working days this period is shorter, longest during festivals. It is better to visit during afternoon if you want sun to shine on the falls to have nice pictures.

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Berrylands
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

I've seen waterfalls before but because this is one that they turn off and on, I was very curious abut how the water interacted with the surrounding environment, how it ran over the lush plants etc. If I'd planned in advance I would have known to take a waterproof of some sort - we did get soaked! It's like rain... More 

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St Neots, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Go to the website to check the opening times for the location and the times when they open the sluices to let the water from the lake above cascade dramatically down the falls. I managed to keep our party of 6 'in the dark' about where I was taking them so they hardly noticed the small trickle of water from... More 

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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I enjoyed visiting this giant waterfall; we saw it in action. We bought cheap ponchos, but didn't in the end need them, if you don't mind a bit of spray here and there. Only the balcony at the end of the tunnel is really wet. I didn't really understand why the water would prefer to fall off this ledge, and... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

The reason I went to Italy, Umbria and Terni. So, so worthwhile, a delight, I could live there permanently; so mesmerising and beautiful; the power of the waters, the beauty of the rainbows. Go and see. It is a monument to natural beauty AND to human's ability to harness nature, even in 3rd C Roman Empire. Magnificent. Spend at least... More 

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