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Pure experience

It is very special to look at things which up to 130'ooo years old! One can hardly believe it. Not... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
itzibitzi
,
zurich
Prehistoric cave museum

We were very disappointed that the Theopetra cave was closed due to technical problems. (kind of... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Kay T
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San Diego, California
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3 Aug 2017
“CLOSED !!!!!”
9 Jun 2017
“Dissappointed it's CLOSED”
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Northeast Above the Village of Theopetra, Kalambaka 422 00, Greece
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+30 2432 072796
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I was very very very disappointed when I was about to get there and knew by surprise that the cave is under construction ! Seriously like now? It was my top place to go and visit in there, but now I'm back to Athens with...More

3  Thank DrGee Q
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I had not previewed the reviews on Trip Advisor so had not realised that the Cave is closed so when we turned up earlier today (0900) we found the gate locked and a notice in Greek only. We had difficulty turning the car around on...More

1  Thank Colin G
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The cave is closed for technical reasons and no one knows when it will be reopened again, but the information center is still open. It was nice to learn about the findings from the cave.

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were very disappointed that the Theopetra cave was closed due to technical problems. (kind of ironic??) However we did visit the museum. It is very small and not even signed; we just happened to ask for it at the right place. There was NO...More

2  Thank Kay T
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We've been there today. a paper in Greece language is sticked to the sign , and after you drive to the cave you see a close gate.

Thank Ramig
Reviewed 4 August 2016

There is a sign in paper in Greek at the bottom of the hill that we think says its closed. We got to the top where its difficult to turn round and then looked online and seems to have been closed since end of June...More

7  Thank Steve L
Reviewed 5 July 2016

It is very special to look at things which up to 130'ooo years old! One can hardly believe it. Not understanding that much about history nor about archeology both of us were still very thrilled to the age of the item we were seeing

Thank itzibitzi
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

This is an extremely interesting cave to see--- the history is amazing and well worth listening to. To see the footprints of a child from thousands of years ago is very thoughtful--- don't forget to visit the museum of the cave at the bottom of...More

Thank Thimble-21
Reviewed 15 June 2016

As caves and ruins go, it might not be immediately impressive, but this is the site of over 130,000 years of Neanderthal and then human occupation. The entire (pre)history of lithic technology, pottery, agriculture, etc. is right here in one spot. Neanderthal footprints, human burials...More

2  Thank Emil_J_Padar
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Although it is not so big and impressive, you will be fascinated by the importance of the discoveries. Human footsteps on the rocks, trace of fire and rock formations from the Ice Age are some of the secrets that you will discover in that small...More

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Tami H
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Yes- according to this website: on the website visitmeteora.travel/gr/blog/cave-of-theopetra-closed-summer-2016
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