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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  • Toruristic place, pictures vieu, place to be and to take a picture. Impressive rock that looks like an elephant  more »
  • A natural wonder, from the pictures I imagined bigger though I must riaccennare that is just charming! Too bad it's right next to the road, quite dangerous
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  • Charming, like all natural attractions, it remains a rock at the side of a road linking
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  • Not bad to visit if you are close por with children.
  • The elephant itself is okay, but the surrounding view is nice.
  • Typical sightseeing place. Looks nice, but only a visit for 5 minutes.
  • Nice touristic place
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