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The Riezupe Sand Caves

Kuldiga District Rumbas pag., Kuldiga 3301, Latvia
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An enjoyable outing from Kuldiga

The caves are about a 10 minute drive from town and a ten minute walk through forest to the ticket... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
Georgette M
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Ottawa, Canada
Hard to find but worth it!!

These were really interesting. From the carpark there is an intial 10-15 minute walk through the... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
SFrances C
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“glass making” (2 reviews)
“temperature” (4 reviews)
“woods” (2 reviews)
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Kuldiga District Rumbas pag., Kuldiga 3301, Latvia
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

The caves are about a 10 minute drive from town and a ten minute walk through forest to the ticket booth. A guide takes you through the hand dug caves. The caves are dry with a sandy bottom (they were dug to extract the fine...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

These were really interesting. From the carpark there is an intial 10-15 minute walk through the woods before getting to the actual caves. the caves themselves take about 25 -30 minutes to go through. There are guided yours, but we went later in the day...More

Thank SFrances C
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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Realy hard finding the place. Dont go there buy google maps- if you come from east you have to take the right turn just before the bridge and drive about 5 minutes till you see the sign, then continue with it. Very intersting place ,...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

It took us a while to find this place. The map location on trip advisor was not correct and led us to a place where lumber is sold. Some kind local people allowed us to follow them in the car to the correct location. Once...More

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Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Would like to recommend to see those caves. Getting inside lighting just a candle atmosphere is strange. Rely only on the guide accompanying. There's one temperature all year long inside. Caves consist of several narrow and not so narrow, high ceiling and very low ceiling...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

6€ per person. Excursion in Latvian, Russian, and English. Interesting place, still there should be done some improvements.

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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I just loved it. If you are in Kuldiga you definitely have to visit the caves. They are closed during winter as the bats use them as their home. The guide tells you all about them and you are inside for about an hour. To...More

Thank 19Ross85
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

we eagered to visit the sand caves for a really long time, and finally it came true! the attraction is easy to find if you are visiting Ventas rumba, you have to take first left turn just after the bridge and ride about 5 km....More

Thank Flamish
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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The caves are a great place to escape a hot summer day, but it's a good idea to bring a shirt or a jacket as the temperature stays at 8℃ all year round. The tour is a mix of interesting facts and silly local traditions....More

1  Thank Ilmari A
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Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit. Guides are playful will throw few jokes. Also you will learn history about sand mining and glass making.

Thank Žilvinas D
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