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Address: SS 134, Castelsardo, Sardinia, Italy
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Visit at the elefant roc

A fantastic stone copy of an elefant on a place where you do not expect to find it! You can make some fine selfies with yourself and the stone elefant. Go for it!! The parking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
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Vadum, Nordjylland, Denmark
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Vadum, Nordjylland, Denmark
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

A fantastic stone copy of an elefant on a place where you do not expect to find it! You can make some fine selfies with yourself and the stone elefant. Go for it!! The parking place was was not sufficiant for the cars being there and we also missed some service facilities.

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Moscow, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you stay in Castelsardo or just nearby the town, a trip to Roccia dell'Elefante is recommended. But it's certainly not obligatory.

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milano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We saw the signage and we went to see it, it seems really an elephant and it's nice to take a couple of pictures if you are on the way.

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We visited this ancient burial site on the way to Castelsardo. In the right light it definitely looks like an Elephant, we took pictures to prove it, and the explanation that came with it was very interesting. We anjoyed a half hour stop and encourage others to do so.

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Halden, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Unbelievable, it really looks like an elephant! Interesting with tracks from old funerals. Easy to fin just aoutside Castelsardo, just follow the signs.

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Its a rock on the side of the road - kids may like it for 2 minutes if they are really bored! - Go if you have 2 minutes to spare!

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It looks as live animal just changed to stone. But I don not know if African or Indian. Good short stop on the way to Castelsardo.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Looks a bit like an elephant and has the ubiquitous trinket seller next to it. Takes 5 minutes to view and take the amusing elephant trunk on head photo

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Its located quite close to Castlesardo on a hill overlooking a long valley. The rock was shaped by the wind to give it the distinctive elephant look. Worth stopping if you are passing. You will need a car to get there and it can get busy at peak times.

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Dudelange, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

The elephant rock is a really nice natural phenomenon which is really worth a 5 minutes drive from Castelsardo. At night it is beautifully enlightened and seems even more surreal.

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