Xerri's Grotto (pronounced sherry) is a cave in the village of Xagħra, Gozo, Malta. It was discovered by local resident Anthony Xerri in 1923 or 1924 while digging a well under a private house. Xerri's Grotto is not far from another underground feature, Ninu's Cave.
|Location||Xagħra, Gozo, Malta|
|Discovery||1923 or 1924|
|Access||Open to the public|
The grotto is larger than Ninu's Cave. It contains various calcified formations, including stalactites and stalagmites, some of which resemble a tortoise, a vulture, giraffes or elephant's ears. Some other formations which developed as a result of the calcification of tree roots can also be seen.
Today, the cave is illuminated by electric lights, and is open to the public with tours being given by the owners of the house.