Villar del Humo


La Peña del Escrito Rock Shelter


Contact details

16370  Villar del Humo, Cuenca  (Castile-La Mancha)
villaturcuenca@gmail.com
http://www.villaturcuenca.com/
Tel.:+34 680821512
Tel.:+34 686588461

Location

Cuenca

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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.


Description

Cave paintings in Villar del Humo

Villar del Humo is the most westerly point in the Mediterranean Basin designated area

The mountain engineer, E. O’Kelly, discovered this post-Palaeolithic paintings in 1917. The pictures are symbolic and red in colour with the most common themes being of bulls, deer, goats and cows and there are also some human figures.

  • Construction: Prehistoric cave
  • Artistic period: Prehistory

Practical information

Schedule

Unrestricted access

Services

Guided tours

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