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Pileta Caves (Cueva de la Pileta)

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Address: Benaojan, Benaojan, Spain
Phone Number: 34 952167343
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: A cave containing 25,000-year-old etched symbols.

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must go place, very good for kids at age 7-8 and above, educational and exciting for them, my sons enjoyed carrying the lanterns and exploring, the drawings were impressive the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

must go place, very good for kids at age 7-8 and above, educational and exciting for them, my sons enjoyed carrying the lanterns and exploring, the drawings were impressive the guid good, so in nutshell - GO!

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Ronda, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Really interesting caves, with plenty of drawings on the walls. If you speak Spanish, this is brill - if not, a phrase book or dictionary would not go a miss! The tours are conducted by family of the man who originally found the caves early 1900s, and they don't speak a huge amount of English. As it is dark in... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The cave is absolutely a highlight and you mustn't miss it. The interior, creations of nature and men are amazing. Guide has good English, hence the tour is interesting. Take good shoes and beware of slippery stone stairs inside. Note that the tour timing can vary, it will not leave every hour, it will leave only when a larger group... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Liked the fact that it's very low-key - you are likely to be guided around the cave but he grandson of the farmer who discovered it! Limited numbers of visitors are necessary, since parts of the cave have deteriorated and they are looking to preserve as much as possible for posterity. You need good shoes (slippery rocks!) and around 4... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We caught a 9:15am train from Ronda to Benaojan and hiked 7ish kms to the caves. The hike through the White town of Benaojan was fantastic.authentic town with narrow streets and locals just going about their business. It was terrific. A hidden highlight, but the best was yet to come. We enjoyed the challenge of a hike on a hot... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I rated this 5-stars even though I didn't get to see it!! It sounds fascinating--10,000 year-old rock paintings! I would have loved it. After going up the 100+ steps from the parking lot to the entrance, I was told that inside the cave there would be 500+ more steps, of uneven heights, sometimes slippery and generally lacking handrails, that I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If you like early man sites, this will not disappoint. Our guide spoke decent English. Not ideal for small children, babies, and those with orthopedic issues.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I arrived quarter to one and only had to wait about 15 minutes for the next tour. The climb up to the entrance is a long way but with spectacular views though probably unsuitable for the physically challenged. Inside you were given flashlights as there was no fixed lighting to preserve the cave. We were shown a few of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Tour schedules: It's not clear there is a real schedule. We arrived at about 12:15, just as a tour bus was leaving. People waiting said (correctly) that there was a tour scheduled for 1 PM. But around 12:45 a guide and 2 clients emerged from the cave. A sign at the small dirt parking lot says no tours between 1:00... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We tried to find the caves on the way to Ronda but wouldn't locate it. After getting a better map and directions from the hotel we set off the next day for the first tour. They were suppose to have a tour at 10 am but they didn't have enough people (have to have 10) so we had to wait... More 

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Address: Address: Benaojan, Benaojan, Spain
Phone Number: 34 952167343
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Benaojan

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