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Casa-Museo Caballos del Vino

Calle Gregorio Javier No 21, 30400 Caravaca de la Cruz, Spain
+34 868 18 50 96
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Small and fascinating

This is the way to find out about the annual tradition here that obsesses the population. There is... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
kinnie0001
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London, United Kingdom
Horses with embroidered costumes

An unusual museum. Recounts a fiesta day in the year when horses and 4 men race up the hill to the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Wally B
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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La Casa Museo de los Caballos del Vino, es un inmueble datado del siglo XVIII y situado en pleno casco histórico, muestra la historia y desarrollo de este singular festejo único en el Mundo.El contenido del museo refleja la implicación de la ciudad en la fiesta,los momentos más significativos de esta manifestación festiva, antropológica y cultural. Candidata a Patrimonio Material de la Humanidad.
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Calle Gregorio Javier No 21, 30400 Caravaca de la Cruz, Spain
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

This is the way to find out about the annual tradition here that obsesses the population. There is a short video in English, which helps a lot. The hand embroidered hose costumes are beautiful

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

An unusual museum. Recounts a fiesta day in the year when horses and 4 men race up the hill to the church on top. Unbelievably, the record for the 80m dash up a very steep slope is under 8 seconds! Yes, seconds!! Check out YouTube...More

1  Thank Wally B
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Well worth a visit to the different embroidery of the Wine Horses up close and personal. such fine workmanship. Must take ages to complete. All for a 10 second race !!

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Right in the central part of this nice town you find this small but very interesting museum. A very informative video gives you the background and the very friendly and informative staff gives you a lot of extras. Go there!!

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Describes the festival and the emotion and enthusiasm of the participants. Absolutely breathtaking display of the embroidered costumes, unbelievably beautiful and well worth visiting.

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Thrilling, just fascinating...! All the virility, power, and wholesomeness of the people and the horses...

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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Amazing place in the backstreets of Caravaca. There is a video in English about the history of the famous wine horses and a little about the fabulous decorated outfits for the horses. There are several full size horses dressed in the hand embroidered outfits. The...More

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