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Twyfelfontein, Damaraland

4.1
#2 of 15 in Historic Sites in Namibia
Listed as the country's first World Heritage Site, Twyfelfontein contains peculiar rock engravings, petroglyphs, and paintings. Inhabited for more than 6,000 years, the site provided a home for hunter-gatherer tribes that probably conducted shamanistic rituals at this location--their imagery and pictograms remain scattered about. As you explore the protected site, observe the diverse rock art that portrays wild animals, footprints, and symbols of an ancient belief system. To visit Twyfelfontein and get the most from your holiday in Damaraland, create itinerary details personal to you using our Damaraland trip itinerary planning website .
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  • We visited Twyfelfontein with an excursion from Camp Kipwe. The guided tour was very interesting and the walk beautiful - the stone carvings are located in a rocky area which is beautiful  more »
  • Of interest primarily because of their age. Site best visited late afternoon, when the sun highlights the carvings. Site quite accessible, and a guide or good guidebook is a must.  more »
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