Most of the important museum exhibits
of Almuñécar are
housed in the "Cueva de Siete Palacios" which translates as the cave of
the seven palaces. Except that it is not a cave, rather it is the
largest remnant of a Roman palace yet
found in Almuñécar and it survived for hundreds of years as 'social housing'
until the 'cave dwellers' were re-housed in the 1970's. Only
then did its true origins become apparent. These are mainly Roman