Lithica - Pedreres de S'Hostal

Labyrinth of stones and vegetation.

It is an area of sandstone quarries located one kilometer from the center of Ciutadella, on the west side of Menorca.

The quarries of mares are dug out places made by hand where stones and vegetation live together creating organic forms and different environments. It is a large garden as a result of the interaction between humans and nature.

Menorca people extracted its stones for buildings, churches, monuments, mansions and typical country houses. Marés is sandstone, permeable, with diverse consistency and porosity. It is placed in the southern part of Menorca.

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