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Tour to Caves of Hams from Palma de Mallorca

Hams caves Mallorca
Credit: Cuevas dels Hams
Palma de Mallorca has many tourists attraction in an around Mallorca. One of such top-rated tourist attractions is Coves dels Hams also known as Fishhook Caves.
This famous tourist place is located on the eastern coast of Balearic Island of Mallorca, Spain and is at a distance of 1 km from the west of Porto Cristo’s town.
 
Their unusual arborescent and dripstone formations along with an underground lake - the Sea of Venice, are prominent tourist spots. The spiral and hook-shaped stalactites are enough to hypnotize the visitors.

These 10 million years old caves were discovered on 2nd March 1905 by speleologist Pedro Caldentey while digging for a precious stone onyx. In 1910 he generated electricity to light up the cave using a water mill, a dynamo and a water tank. His son Lorenzo Caldentey, a diver, has composed lighting system for tourists and performances. As a tribute to the famous composer, a variety of performances are hosted daily, especially “Magical Mozart” show. Many other events like exhibitions, presentations, shows, business meets, fashion shows, weddings, communions, anniversaries are organized regularly in the caves.
Hams caves
Credit: Cuevas dels Hams
One can explore the caves of Hams by opting a half-day tour or night tour. In a guided tour, don’t miss to visit the digital cave, classic cave and fauna & Botanic section and get indulged in ongoing events. To do so, book either Mallorca Astronomical Tourand Caving at Night tour or Half-Day Tour to Caves of Hams.

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