2.5 km from Antequera, 50 km north of Málaga.
Follow N331 from Málaga to Antequera.
From Malaga before you reach Antequera, turn right towards Sevilla, at the railroad bridge turn left.
JAN to MAR Tue-Sat 9-17:30, Sun, Hol 9-15:30.
APR to 15-JUN Tue-Sat 9-19:30, Sun, Hol 9-15:30.
16-JUN to 15-SEP Tue-Sun, Hol 9-15:30.
16-SEP to DEC Tue-Sat 9-17:30, Sun, Hol 9-15:30.
Closed 01-JAM. 06-JAN, 01-MAY, 24-DEC, 25-DEC, 31-DEC.
Last entry 15 min before closing.
|Classification:||Catacombs prehistoric cave tombs|
|Light:||Incandescent Electric Light System|
García Sanjuán, L., Mora Molina, C. y Bartelheim, M. (2019):
The Antequera megalithic site in the work of Georg and Vera Leisner: a review,
Spal 28.2: 93-111.
|Address:||Dolmen De El Romeral, Antequera, Cerro Romeral, s/n, 29200, Tel: +34-952-712-206, Tel: +34-670-94-54-52. E-mail:|
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|1800 b.C.||built and in use.|
|1926||declared a National Archaeological Artistic Treasure.|
|1931||declared a Historic-Artistic Monument.|
|JUN-2016||inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.|
The Cueva de Romeral is one of three prehistoric cave tombs at Antequera. It was built around 1800 b.C..
This cave was a surprise for the archaeologists, as it possesses a dome, built in a special technique which is known only from Greece. They speculated about connections to greece 4000 years ago.