Centro de Interpretacion Cuevas de Guadix, Guadix
(4.3/5 based on 60 reviews on the web)
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  • Visit the center of interpretation of the caves of Guadix has been a very good experience. Mari Paz, guide, has been very kind in their dealings and his very didactic explanations. A good job has been done and a great effort from the technological point of view in order to value the cultural heritage of Guadix, which is worth preserve, maintain and promote. It's been a great experience visiting the center of interpretation of the caves of Guadix. Mari Paz, the guide has been very kind and informative with her didactic explanations along with the interactive hi-tech devices which allow visitors to know more about the historical heritage in Guadix, worthy to be preserved and visited.
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  • Visit indispensable to the start the route of the caves. Original, entertaining and instructive. Satisfactory.
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  • I don't understand why people came and it was such a long time there inside. We saw it in 10 minutes, and I am not exaggerating
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  • The most famous feature of the town is the cave dwellings in the Barrio de la Cuevas where around half the population live. When I visited the area, I thought that I was in a scene from 'The Lord of the Rings'! It was just like 'The Shire' - with little white chimneys poking out of the ground! The caves are not primitive dwellings, however but are a solution to the fierce heat of the Andalucian summer. The interior of the cave houses are cool in summer and warm in winter and have all the necessities of modern living - it is quite strange seeing television aerials on the little hillocks!
  • Guadix is a city in Spain, belonging to the province of Granada and in turn to the autonomous community of Andalusia, in addition to being a municipality, capital of this. It has 18 928 inhabitants in 2015 and to it belong the villages which are annexed that part of the autonomous entity of Guadix, Guadix station, Bacor, Hernan-valle, Paulenca, Belerda, olive grove and Los Balcones. Moreover, Bacor, Olivier and the balconies are the autonomous local authority of Bacor-Olivar, with capital in the bacareno nucleus. The municipality has an area of 1694.05 km². Guadix city has an area of 317 km2. Historically, the area of Guadix is one of the oldest human settlements of the later Iberian Peninsula be an Iberian settlement, the city was founded by the Roman Emperor Octavio Augusto as a camp for the I and II Roman legion veterans. At that time, the town was called "Julia Gemella Acci", hence its name "building". The current name of the city goes back to the Muslim domination after the Roman period. Then, the city was renamed "Wadi Ash" or "River Ash", an arabisation of the Roman name "Acci" and pronunciation "wad ish" in the Nasrid colloquial Arabic.
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