Elephant's Rock

Castelsardo, Italy

The Elephant's Rock is a large boulder of trachyte and andesite, eroded by the atmospheric agents that gave it the shape of an elephant. It is about 4 meters high. The rock is located near Castelsardo, to the left of the old road that led from the hamlet of Multeddu to the village of Sedini.

The Elephant's Rock has a great archaeological importance, because two domus de janas, ancient tombs dating back to the pre-nuragic period, have been carved inside.

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Founded: 1500 BCE
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Italy

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Anna Jakubowska-Stramek (3 years ago)
It's worth seeing but only if you are nearby. Great rock for kids.
Stefan Monko (3 years ago)
Interesting place for quick stop. Offers also nice view on country around. Parking on side of main road, so need to be careful. Also very steep hill on one side so be careful when parking. Can be very crowded.
Martin Tatar (3 years ago)
Nice looking rock but not worth the drive out here. Skip it and do cooler things with your time!
Julian Dipp (3 years ago)
Friendly staff. All food was really good and the service was spot on. Would gladly return.
Tim kaczmarek (3 years ago)
Kids liked it, fun stop if your in the area. Easy to park right next to it on the road
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