Set up on a hillside over looking the Antequera new town,are these ancient caves& tombs only recently discovered.
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It was an interesting stop over, the dolmens are close to the parking and there is a cultural/ visitor center showing a video about the way they were made. We all learned about the way they were living at this time. both dolmens (Menga and...More
Interesting site - visited as part of tour, film show initially to explain site then walking tour - no guide needed as explanatory leaflet provided - need walking pole if walking issues!!
It's about a 20 minute walk from the centre of Antquera, but is well worth the effort. It's free, but check the opening times. The visitor centre staff are very knowledgeable and the video is fascinating and essential....see it before you go into the Dolmen....More
Went to visit the newest UNESCO site on a whim, on probably the hottest Saturday this summer. The Dolmenes of Antequera are actually split into two areas, Dolmenes de Menga and Viera in one area and El Romeral at another. I think it would have...More
Short visit, but well worth it, felt like we did something else besides lie by the pool and yet it didn't take very long and the short movie explaining the process of the build was very well done!
The staff exceptional, history movie brilliant. BUT. The grounds surrounding the dolmen desparately need landscaping with many trees and benches for perople to sit and stop a while. As it is the appeance is horribly stark and uninviting. The dolmen themselves deserve their world heritage...More
The Megalithic Necropolis at Antequera comprises three chambers. Two can be found close to Antequera on the cn-331 just off the A45 which is off the main Andulacian artery the A-92. These are the Dolmen de Viera and the Dolmen de Menga. The third one...More