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Contact details

Autovia A8. Salida 326. Avenida de Tito Bustillo s/n.
33560  Ribadesella, Asturias  (Asturias)
info@centrodearterupestredetitobustillo.com
http://www.centrotitobustillo.com
Tel.:+34 902306600
Tel.:+34 985861255

Location

Autonomous region:
Asturias

Province/Island:
Asturias

Asturias

Reservations

Tel.: +34 902306600 ,+34 985185860

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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.

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    Way of Saint James, the first European Cultural Route and World Heritage Site. See more


Description

Prehistoric paintings of female forms.

Set in a group of Palaeolithic caves.

Almost all of the Tito Bustillo site is painted. The prehistoric representations vary according to the period in question and are superimposed one over the other, depending on the preferences of the cave’s inhabitants between 22,000 and 10,000 BC. Of all the pictures of animals, (horses, reindeer, etc.) there is one of a cetacean that is particularly interesting, as this species is very infrequent in prehistoric art. However, the most important drawings are those of the female body, which make use of the natural relief of the rock to suggest the woman’s volume. All these paintings of women are located in a single hall.

Construction:
Prehistoric cave

Artistic period:
Prehistory

Practical information

Schedule

From Apr 12, 2014 to Nov 12, 2014
From Wednesday to Sunday
From 10:15 to 17:00

Advance booking necessary.

Closing days: Monday, Tuesday

Prices

General: €5,20
Reduced: €3,10
Wednesday
Admission free

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