Roccia dell'Elefante, Castelsardo

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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  • 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.
  • It's ok. But not worth a detour.
  • Cute, pretty and funny. It's curiós site, an ideal for people Who loves geology.
  • It is awesome what the nature can do. Definitely one of the most rare places to visit
  • It is just a rock in the middle of nowwhere but a very nice rock ;)

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