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8-hour stopover in Kuala Lumpur: visiting Batu Caves?

I have a stopover in Kuala Lumpur during the day (around 8 hours). Arriving early in the morning and continuing on in the afternoon. I was considering taking the time to visit the Batu Caves, north of ...
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Which water cave in Yangshuo is best? [closed]

China's Guilin city, and particularly Yangshuo area have multiple 'water caves' but there's very limited information online. If any cave enthusiasts have visited- I would like to understand which ones ...
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Is Dachstein Ice Cave a good idea for 60 year olds?

I was planning to visit an ice-cave near Salzburg (Werfen or Dachstein) till I read about the level of fitness required. I'm travelling with my parents both over 60- and while they are fit, my mom ...
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Places near Durch Caves [closed]

We are planning to do a day trip to the Coves del Drac area. We will take public transport from Palma. Are there any other worthy nearby places that we could visit on the same day using public ...
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Palma center to Coves del Drac

I want to go from Palma center to the Coves del Drac via public transport. I do see routes via Google Maps but where I can find the updated costs of buses? I tried searching on one website but it ...
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Are Adaouste and Audoste in Provence the same place?

I'm looking at Neolithic use of dyes in France. I've come across references to woad being used in Neolithic times in Adaouste, Bouches-du-Rhône, and in Audoste, Bouches-du-Rhône. Are these the same ...
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Salzburg: Eisriesenwelt, Only hiking from bottom to top [closed]

I am travelling to Werfer, to see the amazing ice caves of Eisriesenwelt. In the spirit of enjoying the views and saving money, I thought of trekking the whole route from Werfen bahnhof (railway ...
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Salt mines in Poland -- differences between Wieliczka and Bochnia?

What are the differences between Wieliczka and Bochnia Salt Mines, from a tourist's perspective? I'm interested in their overall impressiveness and geological and historical significance. It looks ...
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Matsushiro Underground Imperial Headquarters

Nagano has a big network of underground bunkers built during the Second World War. It was meant to contain an imperial palace, and the central organs of government. It was built semi-independently by ...
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Are there any caverns in the Peak District suitable for young children?

I'm travelling to the Peaks this summer with an 18 month old and my wife. I would like for my wife to see one of the caverns there, but it needs to be suitable for our 18mo, meaning we can get out ...
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Visiting cave paintings in Dordogne with small kids

We would like to visit the caves in Dordogne and see the wall paintings. We are travelling with small kids (5 years, 2.5 years and 3 months). I heard there is a very limited number of tickets to the ...
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Are there organized multiday cave trips in Europe?

Recently i went for a short (1 hour) walk through the caves of Cocaliere in the ardeche in France. During the very touristic trip, although still quite interesting, we were guided passed two tents, ...
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In the Loire Valley, are there any "arty" caves that can be visited?

The Tuffeau stone that makes up the bulk of the Loire Valley has been used for building for millennia, and this has left behind a lot of caves. It has also left us lots of lovely buildings too - most ...
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Are there caves and tunnels under Tallinn, Estonia?

This spring I was in Tallinn, and I heard about some caves under the Old City, as well as under all of Tallinn. Is it true or just rumors? If it is true, can anyone provide some info about them?
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Where to find good cave-swimming? [closed]

I'd love to travel to a place that has a good cave-swimming adventure.* I'd like it to be: Safe Warm Fun Suitable for an amateur Good for photography is a bonus I'd love it if it's a cave that's ...
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