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This Hidden Blue Grotto In Italy Is One Of Earth’s Most Beautiful Treasures

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There”s a location in Italy forgotten by the world until modern times. This place is so majestic and beautifu, it”s amazing it was almost lost to history. After seeing what it holds, and the powers it once possessed, you”ll be adding this unknown place to the top of your bucket list.

Let us enter the cave of wonders…

This is the Blue Grotto, rediscovered in 1826. It was once the playground of the Roman Empire (and seat of the capital; not Rome). This watery cave is something else.

This is the Blue Grotto, rediscovered in 1826. It was once the playground of the Roman Empire (and seat of the capital; not Rome). This watery cave is something else.

The grotto is famous for its otherworldly blue glowing waters. Its fluorescent glow comes from a large underwater cave opening, which illuminates the grotto”s water from below.

The grotto is famous for its otherworldly blue glowing waters. Its fluorescent glow comes from a large underwater cave opening, which illuminates the grotto

The Blue Grotto”s clear blue waters go down 150 meters. On the surface, it measures at 60 meters long and 25 meters wide.

The Blue Grotto

Since it was rediscovered, many statues lining the inside caves also came to light.

Since it was rediscovered, many statues lining the inside caves also came to light.

But who cares about them? This water is crazy!

But who cares about them? This water is crazy!

Am I right?

Am I right?

(via Amusing Planet)

The grotto absolutely has to be a stop on your next Italian adventure. The blue waters alone (not to mention the rich Roman history) will leave you with stories that no one else you know can top. Isn”t that the point of travel?

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