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Cave Museum Guadix

Pottery exhibition of Cueva Museo (Cave Museum) Guadix, Province of Granada, Andalusia, Spain.

 

Guadix is a town on the left bank of the river Guadix near Granada, situated in a hilly loess-tufa area in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Guadix is known for its pottery and has a handfull of landmarks like the cathedral, some Renaissance buildings and a Renaissance square, but the most important and well-known thing about Guadix is that even today almost half of the inhabitants live in cave dwellings that were dug into the soft rocks. Most of them have white painted facades and white chimneys. The quality of the "troglodyte" homes ranges from mere caves to luxurious houses.

 

Andalusia holiday April 2012

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Taken on April 17, 2012