There are pleasant places to visit and dwell around the world. Have you ever heard of a town where people build right under the rocks? Well, here is an interesting town that is built under a rock.
Setenil de las Bodegas is a town in Spain where people build houses, bars and restaurants around/under rocks and live in them. The town of Setenil de las Bodegas in Southern Spain. Here, houses are built right into or under the rocks that make up the walls of a gorge above the Rio Trejo.
This Spanish town has a population of about 3,000 people who are literally living around a rock. It is located near the river Rio Trejo. The inhabitants of Setenil de las Bodegas carry out their daily activities in serenity with their homes and shops inside the rocks. The early settlers had probably thought that building their houses around the rock would provide shade and cooler temperatures inside the building. Well, the buildings are designed to provide natural cooling in summer and warmth in winter time.
Important Lesson To Learn From The Inhabitants Of Setenil De Las Bodegas:
Setenil de las Bodega often attract the attention of tourists for its spectacular setting, there is an important lesson to learn. Normally, the rocks were supposed to be an impediment to settlement, but they turned it into a huge advantage for those who live there. These rocks also serve as natural defense to them.
Taking a walk around this city with its narrow streets and a wide range of bars could take a good portion of the day. Especially looking at the unique placement of the buildings and the rocks which serve as roofs will sustain your interest.
Photo credit: LYD Photography/Shutterstock
Photo credit: LYD Photography/Shutterstock.
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