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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  • We stopped only in passing, went down and nobody offered us guided tour or anything. We took a ride had posters to read yourself and nothing else. Simple can be passed without much expectation. Unless you driving a good time perhaps, anyway it is not interesting for young children.
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  • Stop on the road from San Miguel Tucumán to Tafí del Valle. Has posters explanatory and the guides will offer to accompany you in the tour. It's free and you can go in a few minutes. Good views of the hills
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  • These menhirs were scattered to many places, until they were recovered and put in this small park, but with lots of history. Worth it penalty know it and help to those who are working by preserve our culture.
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