Monumento al Indio Tehuelche, Puerto Madryn

Discover the history behind an unexpected cooperation between Welsh immigrants and indigenous Tehuelche people at Monumento al Indio Tehuelche. Built to commemorate the good relationship between the two groups--dating back to the arrival of the Welsh in 1865--the monument depicts a Tehuelche warrior brandishing a spear and gazing out to sea, atop a pile of rocks symbolizing the excavation that took place in the nearby cliffs. Join the warrior in surveying the ocean, and ponder how he must have felt when the first Welsh ships arrived. Plan my Puerto Madryn trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • A place to stop for a few minutes, in homage to the first settlers of the area. Ideal place to watch the sea and see all the new Gulf and the city of Puerto Madryn.
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  • The monument is not pleasant at all, it generates nothing. What adds points is the view of the city from the height, that's what pays the walk.
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  • One of the most beautiful spots in Mandarin
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