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The Engraved Rocks Archaeological Park

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Guadeloupe

The Engraved Rocks Archaeological Park - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Guadeloupe

Found in the municipality of Trois-Rivières, the Engraved Rocks Archaeological Park is remarkable for its twenty or so rocks, which bear more than 230 engravings. These date from the 4th century AD, and are marvellous evidence left by the first inhabitants of Guadeloupe, the Arawak Indians. Today listed as Historic Monuments, these schematic figures are best seen in the morning around 10-11 am, when the light falls on them and they are most clearly seen.

When you visit the Engraved Rocks Archaeological Park, you will also find a magnificent garden of lush vegetation where you can admire plant species typical of the Caribbean, such as the calabash, manioc, castor oil plant, achiote, cocoa tree and vetiver.

Opening timesMonday: Fermé   •   Tuesday: 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM   •   Wednesday: 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM   •   Thursday: 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM   •   Friday: 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM   •   Saturday: 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM   •   Sunday: Fermé
Telephone+33 5 90 92 91 88

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The Engraved Rocks Archaeological Park

Located near the pier for the Saintes, the archaeological park of engraved rocks opened in 1975. It is home to nearly one hectare in a beautiful plant decoration cave and 18 sets of volcanic rocks engraved by the Arawaks between 300 and 400 years after Christ. The park also offers visitors the discovery of a large variety of plants and tropical trees.

Walk of about 1 hour, well his shoes.

Guided tours only: 9h / 10h / 11h / 14h / 15h / 16h, open from Tuesday to Saturday.

Contact: 0590 92 91 88.

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