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Cueva de las Manos

Rio Pinturas canyon, Argentina
0297-156238811
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This place is amazing. The long bus trip is worth it!

This place is amazing. The long bus trip is worth it! We had one excellent tour guide and a very... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2015
EtanM
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Hartford, Connecticut
Picturesque canyon, interesting pictures and unbelievable sunset

I recomend to use a rental car or take a bus excursion from Perito Moreno. We joined to occasional... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2014
sergey-sem48
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Moscow, Russia
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Cave of the Hands contains prehistoric paintings.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Rio Pinturas canyon, Argentina
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Reviewed 21 January 2015

This place is amazing. The long bus trip is worth it! We had one excellent tour guide and a very good translator. A young man who was alert to the nature around us and thanks to him we got to see and learn about the...More

4  Thank EtanM
Reviewed 9 March 2014

I recomend to use a rental car or take a bus excursion from Perito Moreno. We joined to occasional group at Ruta 40 and needed to cross canion to rech Perito Moreno after it. At last stop before Perito Moreno, by the way from El...More

7  Thank sergey-sem48
Reviewed 15 February 2014

difficult to get to, not by bus but it is definitely worth the visit bring time because the surrounding landscape is very interesting to walk through the cave itself is not a cave it is a overhanging rock the actual cave is only acessible for...More

3  Thank gerhildschiller
Reviewed 4 April 2013 via mobile

Before coming I was expecting a cave, but the cave itself is more a depression in the canyon wall, so the mandatory tour (50 ARS pp) just follows the canyon wall for 700 m with all the hands behind rails with no close access. The...More

2  Thank Angryziber
Reviewed 21 November 2012

The site itself is beautiful and mysterious. Really. I mean, thankfully, it is protected by Unesco since 1999 as a World Heritage Site. The “Cave of Hands” is 18-20km from the Estancia Cueva de las manos (formerly Estancia Los Toldos, see my review). The road...More

3  Thank Vox-trotter
Reviewed 29 January 2012

The Canyon itself pays the visit and besides the cave is a World Heritage Site

1  Thank pinkfloyd412
Reviewed 11 January 2012

After driving around a large area of Patagonia, I can see why this site was chosen by these early peoples as a place of rest and refuge. Located on a mountain next to a beautiful valley, it's easy to understand the attraction of this place....More

4  Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 12 January 2010

In Cueva de las Manos I felt the pressence of very ancient people, by the painting of their own hands. This is a misterious place. It's worth the hundreds of km of dirty roads to get there.

2  Thank EnriqueSt
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