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120-metre long poem aims to promote caves as UNESCO site

120-metre long poem aims to promote caves as UNESCO site
  • The 120-metre long poem includes contributions from 25 countries and 72 cities

Tourists, residents and schoolchildren joined Nerja mayor, Rosa Arrabal, and Nerja Cave Foundation director, Luis Díaz, to install a giant poem around the Balcón de Europa on Tuesday to celebrate the 11th anniversary of the caves being declared a site of cultural importance.

The 120-metre long poem includes contributions from 25 countries and 72 cities and forms part of an initiative to get the caves included on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.