Menhires Provincial Park, Tafi del Valle

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Walk among a collection of stones carved by Tafi people at Menhires Provincial Park. Known as menhirs, the monalithic stones were carved between 820 BCE and 780 CE, and held special significance in the Tafi culture. According to some theories, the stones represented magical characters in Tafi folklore, and possibly symbolized fertility due to their phallic shape. Unfortunately, the stones have been moved from their original positions, stripping them of a lot of their meaning. For Menhires Provincial Park and beyond, use our Tafi del Valle travel itinerary maker to get the most from your Tafi del Valle vacation.
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  • Lots of standing stones with various carvings in that date back a long way. Was all written in Spanish so unsure of all details but never the less fascinating to see. The stones are in El Moller which...  more »
  • Although to start with, it's a shame that all these menhires were taken from their natural locations and moved (several times) to a single location, where they have also been damaged by weather condit...  more »
  • Just some rocks standing there, they are not in the original place where they should be and because of that lost their meaning. If you have a lot of free time go there, but it is not something breatht...  more »