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The Treasure Cave in Rincon de la Victoria
This cave of marine origins is one of the few discovered in the world and the only one in Europe, formed by the action of the sea over the centuries, it is believed that during the Jurassic period. This cave is mainly known by the legend of the existence of a hidden treasure, and although it has never been found officially it is said that that the treasure of the Almoravide royalty was situated inside a cavity.
The Treasure Cave has different areas:
- Area of the cave paintings
- Area of the Eagle
- Area of Noctiluca
- Area of the Volcan
- Area of the Lakes
The legend of the Treasure Cave
The legend says that a great treasure was hidden inside this cave, although officially they only found 6 golden coins inside a ceramic oil lamp.
Antonio de la Nari, from Switzerland, spent 30 years looking for this treasure and opening galleries with dynamite...he died in 1847 caused by one of the explosions, and became part of the legend of the Treasure Cave.
Opening hours and prices
The Treasure Cave is open all year round.
Winter: 10.45 - 13.00 and 15.45 - 17.15
Guided visits every 45 minutes.
- Adults: Individual 4.65 €; Group 3.55 €
Telephone: 952 406 162
How to get to the Treasure Cave
The map below will show you the road route to the Treasure Cave:
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