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Roccia dell'Elefante
Ranked #2 of 17 things to do in Castelsardo
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Type: Other
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Reviewed June 21, 2012

If you just visit this rock without knowing the history behind it could seem a little boring. Give your self a short history lesson and then go and appreciate this attraction. Bus loads of people turned up here in the time I spent at the rock so trying to get a photo with nobody in it wasn't easy. A couple of locals also gather here in there cars trying to sell necklaces and knives.

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Reviewed March 8, 2012

when I first came to the Elephant Rock, I could hardly believe my eyes: this nature- shaped rock is righ beside the street overlooking the wide valleys. Our ancesters surely believed in its special "magic" and therefor placed some "Domus de Janas" (ancient graves of the historic Sardinian popolation) into it.
My advice: DON'T FORGET YOUR CAMERA and of course make a shot of yourself, "riding" the elephant . :-)
As long as you are there, also don'T miss the NURAGHE L'ENI, that you can see just below the rock. I always love to crawl into it, even acheived to move up the very narrow way up until achieving the top.
It's worth the effort.
Advice: Take a torch with you, otherwise it's really dark and a little "spooky" inside. ;-)
When you move inside, and illuminate the "hall", you will see the amazing way of the special technique how they built this over 3000 year- old Nurgahe.
Incredible.

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