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La Casa Del Rey Moro, Ronda
(3.4/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Although La Casa Del Rey Moro claims to have once been the home of a Moorish king, in reality the house wasn't built until the 18th century, and the "Moorish" garden wasn't installed until 1912. However, the water mine (steps leading to a well) is a relic dating back to the Moorish period. The entry to the well is in the gardens. The steps get slippery and narrow in places, so use caution when descending into the rooms below. When in the well, or the "Room of Secrets," stand against one wall and ask a fellow guest to stand against the opposite wall, then ask another to stand in the center of the room. Whisper a secret message while you are standing against the wall, then listen to the response from the person opposite you. You'll hear each other, but the guest in the center of the room won't hear a thing. Put La Casa Del Rey Moro and other Ronda attractions into our Ronda vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The price is exorbitant to see adults €5 and €3 children, do not have discount for unemployed and in my opinion that is expensive for a family of 4 or 5 members.
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  • We were disappointed because we got sloppy and gardens the site a bit abandoned. The interesting part is the river that is reached via a steep staircase and very difficult through a cave. Even the cost of the ticket it seemed excessive.
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  • The House is on reforms but you can visit the gardens and the mine where slaves went down to a height of 80 meters walk from river to then climb 200 steps with water to the House. Along the descent of the mine you find various rooms such as the arms or the room of secrets
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