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Xerri's Grotto

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Address: Xaghra, Island of Gozo, Malta
Phone Number:
+356 2755 2733

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My partner and I enjoyed our wee visit to this grotto. The owner is very happy to show you around. Pop in,it's worth having a look.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed our wee visit to this grotto. The owner is very happy to show you around. Pop in,it's worth having a look.

Thank 461helen
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting excursion, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Highly recommend a visit to this grotto.

Thank AliceGagnon
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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683 reviews
181 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered Almost 100 years ago whilst digging a water well and still owned by descendants of the finder. Accessed by a very steep and tight circular staircase - so only for those of good mobility. Displays of stalactites and stalagmites-every one of which the guide will anthropomorphise for you. Cost €2.5 and worth it for its quirkiness.

Thank jandlUk
tyne and wear
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing definitely recommend a visit. The lady that shows you around is the great granddaughter of the gentleman who dug it out.

Thank littlemeercat
Paignton Devon
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

These are only small caves, but very beautiful and interesting. Family owned since they were discovered in the 1920's they are well worth a visit.

Thank TheCommodorePaignton
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52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

For two euros well worth a visit, apparently been with the same family for four generations. Just ring the bell next to the door.

Thank R C
Athlone, Ireland
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

It is a small little grotto, only takes a few minutes to go around it. It is €2.50 per adult so not over priced. Children might like the various stalactites and stalagmites that look like different animals. It is amazing to think that it exists just in the street, in a row of houses. Worth a visit.

Thank Anne M
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57 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The owner of the house explained the history of the cave. Her Grandfather's family owned a large price of land and whilst digging for water so they could decide where to build the house this cave was uncovered. Any visitors must go through the family's house to get to the steps leading to the cave. Although small this is definitely... More 

Thank RHCAth
Keighley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Not far from the Cornucopia Hotel, this grotto is worth the visit. We were shown around by the grandson of the original owner who discovered the grotto, whilst digging for a well in his basement. A must see at an extremely reasonable entry fee.

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Palo Alto, CA
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63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

It took us forever to find this place - locals at restaurants and stores all gave us completely different directions to different parts of town for this, so I gather this is not a big place for the locals. The lady who gave us the tour is a descendant of the man who discovered this when digging for a well.... More 

Thank PaloAltoTraveler27

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