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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Don't expect an underground cave.
It's more of a hollow in a rock. It actually started forming over 10000 years ago when melt water eroded the sandstone rock after the Ice Age!
The inscriptions from the 17th century are interesting as are the folklore tales that relate to the healing powers of the water.
Worth dropping by on the way to the castle or the cable car.
Free to all.

Thank SharlsG
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

The cave is high but not very deep, so you can explore it in a pretty short amount of time. The interesting part is the countless inscriptions on the cave walls, some of which date back to the 17th century. The cave can be reached by a number of convenient roads and pathways, but there's no other infrastructure around, except for a little souvenir kiosk (can be closed in the evening).

Thank Aen_Sirinel
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Visited here as part of a Saga cruise trip, one of the most disappointing locations. The cave is more of a hollow in the hillside.

Thank caninecompanion
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to the Turaides castle - it is a simple grotto with a spring at the back and etchings in the walls from the past few hundred years. It is not a big attraction but is worth the few minutes you can spend walking over. A pleasant stop on the way.

Thank GeofJx
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Cave is located in a nice park. In the cave there is a spring which ends in a nice Pond. In the cave there are Graved names and pictures. The oldest is from 18 century.

Thank ghaemmerle
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This ‘cave’ was named after a healer who used its spring waters as a cure. You really can’t go very far into the cave, but seeing all the graffiti carvings into the sandstone. Now that the cave is in the Nat’l Park, no one is permitted to carve anything in the cave.

Thank Alaska23_Family
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

You have to do a lot of stairs to get there, and it looks promising from far away, but it’s literally just a 10 meter hole in a rock. You do get some fresh water straight from the source so that’s nice.

Thank dreamcatcher696
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

This cave is associated with a cute folklore story. But aside from that the cave is interesting, covered with intricate very old carved graffiti. It is located opposite the visitors centre

Thank 301lisa33
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Along my walk from Krimulda to Turaida castle, I past this cave, probably as well known for the associated love legend, as for the actual cave. The cave, or at least the part that one can see, is not particularly large or impressive. However, what makes the cave special is the many different carvings that cover the cave walls. Nearby on can by refreshments, although the stalls close rather early.

Thank Katrien S
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

It is a lovely cave. You can taste the water and look at the 19th and early 20th century graffiti. That;s about it.

Thank Robert D
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