Cova d' en Daina, Santa Cristina d'Aro

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Cova d'en Daina is a dolmen located near Romanyà de la Selva, in the municipality of Santa Cristina d'Aro, Catalonia, Spain.DescriptionThis megalith monument was built out of granite blocks and is dated around 2700-2200 BC. It was discovered by Pere Cama i Casas and the first mention of its uncovering was by Agustí Casas in 1894. It was later excavated by Lluís Esteva Cruañas, who unearthed human bones and teeth, flint arrowheads, knife and pottery fragments and necklace beads. It was partially reconstructed in the 1950s. It is seven metres long and made up of an entrance passage into the funeral chamber, with a circular tumulus that is 10 metres in diameter. The entrance to the tomb is oriented to the southeast, which allows sunlight to reach the interior on the summer and winter solstices.
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  • July 23, 2017
    This indicated good and walk road, although the most advisable is to ride - a walking tour. A visit for the whole family, well preserved and explained. (I've gone a few times and one of them some * with spray painted words on the monument, but they cleaned up in a few days, leaving it flawless.) It is amazing that people arrive till there only to leave traces of their stupidity in the form of trash or graffiti) acen conservatives one of the first funerary monuments that relate human settlements in this area that is so important for everyone keeping a work great and worthy of applause.
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  • April 29, 2017
    A very interesting visit of a very ancient funerary area. It's a made up, several dolmens funerary monument
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  • April 5, 2017
    The tomb is located in a Shady Grove of cork oak. It is to find good and to commit. The multilingual explanations are interesting and complete your pleasant stay in a quiet, tranquil place. Especially since already the trip there takes you through beautiful landscapes with wide eyes.
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  • Megalithic monument fantástic selection!
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  • A magical place.
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  • Archaeology to tod @ s alcance
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  • A magical place to spend active Sunday.
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  • Quiet and interesting
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