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Guadix

Guadix Cave Houses Granada SpainLeaving the Sierra Nevada ski resort, heading in an easterly direction as if towards Murcia and approximately 30 minutes' drive from Granada, you will find Guadix, a traditional Spanish/Moorish town famed for its casas cuevas (cave houses), most of which are quite civilized with all mod cons.

Dominated by its huge cathedral in the centre, the town is full of bars/cafes and restaurants and colonial style buildings with Moorish influence mixed in. Well worth visiting is its vibrant weekly street market.

The main tourist attraction is the barrio de cuevas, an area above the town that is dotted with white fronted cave houses burrowed deep into the hillside.

ski_guadixcatCombined with the dark reddish earth colour, the contrast with the white houses imparts a strangely exotic and somewhat alien feel to the place.

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