The Caves of Nerja are a chain of caverns near the metropolis of Nerja within the Province of Malaga, Spain. Stretching for almost 5 kilometres 3.1 mi, the caverns are one in all Spain's essential traveller sights. Concerts are regularly held in one of the chambers, which paperwork a natural amphitheatre. The caves were re-determined in modern times on 12 January 1959 by using five friends, who entered through a slim sinkhole called "La Mina". This bureaucracy one of the two natural entrances to the cave gadget. A 1/3 entrance changed into created in 1960 to allow clean access for tourists. The cave is divided into two most important elements referred to as Nerja I and Nerja II.
Nerja I includes the Show Galleries which might be open to the public, with pretty smooth get right of entry to through a flight of stairs and concreted pathways to allow travelers to transport about in the cavern with out difficulty. Nerja II, which isn't open to the general public, accommodates the Upper Gallery determined in 1960 and the New Gallery discovered in 1969. In February 2012 it became announced that probably Neanderthal cave artwork dated in 42,000 years have been discovered within the Caves of Nerja.