Groups of rural development for Jaén province

Open to the public the underground galleries of La Mota

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2015-02-18

After opening last February, the visit to the underground galleries of the fortress of La Mota is now an element of the visit in this monument.

The galleries of the fortress of La Mota, known since the 70s of last century, were built in the Middle Ages to get water for the inhabitants of the fort and the city, so he agreed to a pit dug in the rock, next to one of the city gates.

The galleries were also used to communicate and defend different areas of the city walls.

The stretch of the galleries that are open to the public has a distance of 120 meters and a height of 40.

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Project funded by:

European Union Feder Funds Junta de Andalucía

Project coordinated by:

Association for Rural Development for the District of El Condado de Jaén Association for Rural Development of Sierra Sur de Jaén Group for Rural Development of Sierra de Segura Association for Rural Development of Sierra Mágina Association for Socioeconomic Development of La Loma y Las Villas Association for Rural Development of Campiña Norte de Jaén Association for Rural Development of Sierra de Cazorla
Castillos y Fortalezas de la Provincia de Jaén