Roccia dell'Elefante, Castelsardo

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Raising its trunk at the side of Highway 134, you'll find Roccia dell'Elefante, an elephant-shaped rock used in ancient times as a necropolis. Originally part of the Rocky Mount Caseddazzu, the rock broke off centuries ago and rolled downhill before coming to rest at its current location. The inside walls feature carved bovine horns, representing the bull god revered for his strength and associated with death and regeneration. You'll also find furnishings meant to remind the dead of their earthly homes. Put Roccia dell'Elefante into our Castelsardo trip site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Castelsardo.
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  • Is easily reached from castelsardo and beyond to the rock you can enjoy a wonderful view. You can, for the most nimble go inside the rock
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  • If you have kids you can't miss it! It is in a somewhat unhappy, along a highway near Castelsardo. Will steal at most ten minutes though nice.
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  • What does nature ... doesn't make the man. Quaint and interesting. To see in 10 minutes. Impossible to selfie
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  • Not bad to visit if you are close por with children.
  • Typical sightseeing place. Looks nice, but only a visit for 5 minutes.
  • No pain to visit if you happen to be in the area of Castelsardo, fun for kids!
  • It really is a georgeus elephant, and the surrounding views are really nice :) Nice place to divert your route through and stop for a few minutes.
  • really not much to see, but kids liked it

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