The Phallic Stones of Monsaraz

Belhoa menhir (not photo shopped)
Well I do believe that ancient Portuguese people were fond of a giant phallus. The many megalithic sites around Monsaraz have a strong fertility theme. I'll let the pictures do the talking. Lover's Rock is a place where young ladies stand with their back to the rock and throw stones with their left hand (on Easter Monday. The number of times it takes before a stone lands on the top is the number of years they wait till they marry. 
Enthusiastic throwing at Lover's Rock
See what I mean
Phallic stone of Outeiro


Graham in action

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