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Discover the 'mysterious' passageways of Chislehurst

Published: Monday 1st of September 2008

Located deep underground, a labyrinth of mysterious caves and passageways snake their way across London, forming what has to be one the city's most intriguing attractions.

The result of over 8,000 years of construction, the Chislehurst Caves comprise over 20 miles of tunnels and caverns, originally carved out during ancient times by those in search of chalk and flint.

An attraction that is sure to delight London Pass holders of all ages, the Chislehurst Caves offer visitors a fascinating glimpse into the past.

As well as being used for mining purposes the caves were also used during wartime as ammunition depots and air raid shelters.

Nowadays the caves are not only a top tourist attraction, but have also featured in several films and television programmes, including Doctor Who.

Those staying in central London can access the attraction by taking a train to Chislehurst Station from Charing Cross, according to LondonTown.com.

Visitors to the Chislehurst Caves can gain entry using their London Pass.

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