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Good activity for the price of $1 per person

A small walk of 5 minutes will take you to this Written Stone. Beautiful place for a nice photo. Will have to learn on your own.... very easy to get there. Enjoy

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 17, 2016
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Angus, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Our guide told us the ancient drawings are pre Columbian. the glyphs were very interesting and we marveled at what they could possibly mean? To see the glyphs is a short walk from the parking lot and a few bucks to get in. If you're in the area it is worth checking out.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

A small walk of 5 minutes will take you to this Written Stone. Beautiful place for a nice photo. Will have to learn on your own.... very easy to get there. Enjoy

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Hillsboro, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

So neat to see these ancient drawings! For history lovers, it was a great addition to a day that included a lot of activities ... Our guide was great and told us about them and took pictures of us!

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Orlando Fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Short hike to the site. It is ancient no doubt. A guide was on hand to describe the etchings (In Spanish). Beware of mosquitoes.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

This trip is basically a fee based walk up a trail in the woods to see some ancient markings on a rock. History buffs will enjoy the story behind the markings, but regular people will most likely see it as some version of graffiti rather than hieroglyphic in nature.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016

La Piedra Pintada, is a huge bolder where the natives that settled inside the volcano wrote in symbols. Their desendants read to you what their ancestes wrote..

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Amelia, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

There is only one area of petroglyphs so not really worth the effort for the petroglyphs, but it's inside the park that leads to the India Dormida and the park is worth the trip. Trails are steep, but explore beyond the Piedras Pintadas.

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Panama City, Panama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

This place has deeply rooted history, and we're not taking good care of it. In other countries a rock like this, with an engraved map such as this one that is over a thousand years old, would we well secured, clean an better explained. This is the first stop on the way up to the India Dormida (sleeping indian girl).

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016

This is a huge rock, full of petroglyphs, you need to go visit it with a tour guide so you can hear the story of the marks. If not, you will end seeing a carved rock. In El Valle there are other places to go, and this is one of the must to know the history of the Panamanian native... More 

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Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

The Indians have all types of drawings on this big rock, and someone explains the rock. I passed by it on Sunday, but did not stop for the 'tour', b/c I'd done it B4

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