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Passed by

You can see it from the car it is a rock but it is not a must stop with place. Everything around is... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Rocky sentinel beside the road

Nice to look at as you drive by as it’s right along the highway. I don’t think it requires a stop... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
Kansas City, Missouri
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May 23, 2018
“Passed by ”
Apr 19, 2018
“Rocky sentinel beside the road”
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Rn 68 | Quebrada de las Conchas, Cafayate, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just go by (anyway you will if you are in that route)..,...all the rest of the scenic route is much better than stopping to see this...

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

El obelisco is right on the road from cafayate to salta so very convenient to make a quick stop. Hard to believe it is natural!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

You can see it from the car it is a rock but it is not a must stop with place. Everything around is so beautiful that this is not so special

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

We stopped at El Obelisco as part of our drive along Routa 68 and one of the many stops with the Quebrada de la Conchas. Every stop is worth it as they are all so different in both shape and color. Extremely beautiful scenery and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice to look at as you drive by as it’s right along the highway. I don’t think it requires a stop unless you need a rest or want a particular view for a photo.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

If you didn't know better, you'd think you are in Egypt. This reddish rock formation appears as if it had been carefully carved by human hand into one of those gigantic obelisks, It just appears on the side of the road, as you dirve towards...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

Easily observed from the window of the car. No need to stop, No need to get out of the car. It's a rock. Instead drive on another 5 km direction Calafate to Los Colorados and have a walk in a truly spectacular valley.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 31, 2017

If travelling along Ruta 68 and able to stop easily it is worth a quick photo opportunity. If in a hurry you see it clearly from the roadside as you drive past.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed January 27, 2017

This is a small place next to the road, nothing more that the obelisco. Who is interesting, but not extraordinary. We stop only few mins.

Date of experience: January 2017
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