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Kalkgruben Monsted

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Before our vacation started we read about this place and decided to visit it. No idea what to... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Austrian Alps, Austria
Very nice

The restored chalk mines and processing plant are well worth a visit. The place is very handicap... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
Bredsten, Denmark
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Kalkvaerksvej 8/10, Stoholm, Viborg 7850, Denmark
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Before our vacation started we read about this place and decided to visit it. No idea what to expect, we bought the tickets in the visitor center and walked down to the caves. We had flash lights with us, this was very helpful. The media...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steveeeee2014
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

The restored chalk mines and processing plant are well worth a visit. The place is very handicap friendly and has very good access for wheelchairs and rolators. Dogs are welcome as well, also in the mine. Drinking water all over the place. All in all...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

We had read about this place, but did not have a clear picture of what to expect. And indeed, it is very difficult to explain what to see. Starting in the visitor centre. we bought our tickets, but decided to walk down to the caves...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Torger B
Reviewed September 28, 2017

This was much better than I had anticipated. This former limestone mine has been transformed into a really fascinating and unusual visitor attraction. You can explore at will within the underground mine complex and there is a multi-media presentation running in one of the mine...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank nick w
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

In summer, there are no bats! But they have a cool multimedia show to explain how the caves were created. A museum is connected with the caves, displaying movie characters from movies created in the caves (dwarfs, fairies etc.), infos and films about the bats...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank knk7
Reviewed July 27, 2017

This old limemine is really worth a stop. For over 1000 years, they have been using the lime from the area, and the mine closed not many years ago. It has only been open to public for 37 years. The café stinks (unless you like...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Line L
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

The venue was extremely interesting to see . Food and beverages (even though a small selection) was also reasonably priced. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TomasWH
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Almost far from anywhere lies the worlds largest lime pit system comprisin of more than 60 km of tunnels and galleries. Having been used for mining lime and lime stone since the Middle Ages, the area today is a small industrial history relic. You enter...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JorgenHelstrup
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Great visit! My kids enjoyed taking the short mine train into the cave (you could easily walk!) and once inside it was pretty much self- directed and you wander around on your own. The light show was informative and very nice to watch actually. There...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank purplecl0ud
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Family visit with three kids (9, 7 and 3 years). Super activity for a rainy day. The caves a fun to run around in for the kids and quite spectacular. For adults it is very interesting to know into details about this part of Danish...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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