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

Reviewed July 4, 2016
itzibitzi
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zurich
Prehistoric cave museum

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

Reviewed October 16, 2016
Kay T
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San Diego, California
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17 Aug 2018
“DON T GO FOR IT, IT REMAINS CLOSED”
3 Aug 2017
“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 August 17, 2018

We were told at the hotel that this Cave has been closed since more than two years, and despite the promises by the minister of Civilisation that staff will be employed, so far the cave remains closed. Visitors do not in advance know that it...More

2  Thank N S
Reviewed August 3, 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

4  Thank DrGee Q
Reviewed June 9, 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 December 23, 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 October 16, 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 August 24, 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 August 4, 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 July 4, 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 June 17, 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

1  Thank Thimble-21
Reviewed June 15, 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
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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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