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City of Caves (Tigguo Cobauc)

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Address: Drury Walk, Upper Level | Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, Nottingham NG1 7LL, England
Phone Number: +44 115 988 1955
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A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the...

A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the local shopping center.

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Good trip for tourists

The caves are well worth a visit. It's amazing that Nottingham is sitting on a warren of caves!! A must do if you go.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jennifer W
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Halesowen, England, United Kingdom
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Halesowen, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The caves are well worth a visit. It's amazing that Nottingham is sitting on a warren of caves!! A must do if you go.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's not amazing but it's very much worth going. It's a nice little local place that deserves a visit.

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Consett, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a wet afternoon down in the caves. It was an excellent way to experience past times in this remarkable city. You would never guess what secrets lie underneath a modern shopping centre. A must for all visitors to Nottingham.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The City of Caves is located within the Broadmarsh shopping centre, unusually on the upper level. This is because of the slope of the ground beneath the site. Tours have to be booked in advance due to restrictions on numbers for each tour, but you can turn up unbooked and hope for places (like we did - we had to... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time at the caves. It was varied and interesting. our guide was great also. Would recommend!

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Garstang, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very surprised to find this under a shopping centre but the story is great and the tour very interesting. The young guide was excellent and entertaining. Great history in a relatively dull town!

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Thank Mercedesmadman
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the tour of the caves very interesting and gained lots of factual knowledge. Well worth a visit and reasonable priced.

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Thank Lesley H
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a guided tour of the caves under Broadmarsh shopping centre, and found it very interesting. Lots of facts on history - including how people used to live when it was a slum area, with very little space, and a cesspit to collect human waste. Also we were shown where the tanners used to work, making leather, and the process... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended for a haunted night. Small and not much to see however you definitely got a feeling of how the local people use to live.....in the day I can imagine being a quick visit. Does have low ceilings being caves so kind your head.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner were stuck for something to do on a Sunday and decided to visit. We're so glad we did. The tour is really very interesting and gives a great insight into the history of Nottingham. The tour lasted for just under an hour but afterwards you were free to have a walk back through the caves if... More 

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