El Caminito del Rey (English: The King's pathway) is a walkway, now fallen into disrepair,
pinned along the steep walls of a narrow gorge in El Chorro, near Málaga, Spain.
The name is often shortened to El Camino del Rey.

In 1901 it was obvious that the workers of the Chorro Falls and Gaitanejo Falls needed a
walkway to cross between the falls, to provide transport of materials,vigilance
and maintenance of the channel. Construction of the walkway took four years;
it was finished in 1905. In 1921 the king Alfonso XIII crossed the walkway
for the inauguration of the dam Conde del Guadalhorce
and it became known by its present name.

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