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Address: Villalba de la Sierra, Spain
Phone Number: 634909952
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Intriguing rock formations

There are some fascinating rock shapes in this geological attraction not far outside of the city of Cuenca. These huge granular rocks have been shaped by erosion. Even without... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2016
Sallie A
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Cary, North Carolina

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in Cuenca (highly recommended), this is a no-brainer for a day trip. We spent over an hour wandering among the fascinating rock formations, and it would be easy to spend more time if you're inclined to go off their marked route. There is a cafe there, but it seemed very high priced with not much to offer (especially... More 

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Ibiza Town, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Different shaped rocks all with names, mostly of animals, caused by erosion. Lots of walking but worth it. A lñovely day out.

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

There are some fascinating rock shapes in this geological attraction not far outside of the city of Cuenca. These huge granular rocks have been shaped by erosion. Even without paying to go into the tour area, many of the unusual rocks can be seen right in the area of the parking lot.

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We took the advice of other people on TripAdvisor and booked a trip out to the Ciudad Encantada with Jurgen Hans Loos who has his own tour company in Cuenca that can be easily found with a Google search. He met us at the train station and drove us through the country to the Ciudad Encantada. This rural site is... More 

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Mariefred, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

If you are in Cuenca don't miss this area as it is astonishing how the time has created this formations

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

An amazing place with really special rock shapes, but you really get to appreciate it with the guided tour. We did the Spanish tour with Cefa who really was great at telling the stories of the place, but also the geological and biological part and peculiarities. The guided tour was only 1 euro more and also gives you a discount... More 

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Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Get there early, from 10am to enjoy the peace and beauty and fresh pine scented air . Interesting posters in several languages about the setting and wildlife Takes over an hour to wander through, or longer if you rest along the way. Some quite amazing rock formations, in such close proximity.

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Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The write up about this place in various guide books left high expectation which were not met. Entrance fee is 5 euros. The walk around the rock formations took approx 1 hour. Rock formations were of interest but I expected more unique formations. Reminds me a bit of Zion National park.

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I simply loved it. Ciudad Encantada means Enchanted City but you will not find any city elements. These are magnificent strangely-shaped rocks in the middle of a forest. On my trip it was raining so it was really a magic, enchanted city with almost no people and only the sound of rain. There is one easy-to-follow route, no way you... More 

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Eindhoven
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

The highlight of this region. To visit the park you need a car though. In the ride to the park you get great views of the area of mountains. In the park, a path leads you to beautiful eroded rocks. The walk lasts about 2 hours and takes you to 10/12 highlights. I rented a car especially to see this... More 

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