Monumento al Indio Tehuelche, Puerto Madryn
(2.9/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Discover the history behind an unexpected cooperation between Welsh immigrants and indigenous Tehuelche people at Monumento al Indio Tehuelche. Built to commemorate the good relationship between the two groups--dating back to the arrival of the Welsh in 1865--the monument depicts a Tehuelche warrior brandishing a spear and gazing out to sea, atop a pile of rocks symbolizing the excavation that took place in the nearby cliffs. Join the warrior in surveying the ocean, and ponder how he must have felt when the first Welsh ships arrived. Arrange to visit Monumento al Indio Tehuelche and other attractions in Puerto Madryn using our Puerto Madryn itinerary builder.
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  • Cute monument Recalling the history of the area before colonization, has a beautiful view to the city of Puerto Madryn and the Golfo Nuevo.
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  • Beautiful sculpture of the first inhabitants of these lost lands, should be valuable to live here.
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  • Seems a little unusual to write a review of a statue. That having been said, if you're in Puerto Madryn, you might as well take a moment and reflect on the history of the community and its' people. It...  more »