Uluru - Australia's Most Famous Natural Landmark

Uluru is a large sandstone rock formation right in the heart of Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park in the southern part of the Northern Territory, central Australia. It is the world's largest monolith. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful sites in Australia, largely because of its unusual rock formations.

This ancient monolith is a sacred site to the Aboriginal people of the surrounding area. It is a place that speaks of timeless folklore, rich indigenous culture and great spirituality. Uluru features stunning Aboriginal rock art sites that can be viewed on guided walks and tours around the base.

It rises 348 meters from the ground, and stretches and enormous 6 kilometers below the surface. The Rock is 863 meters above the sea level. A trip around the rock at its base measures 9.4 kilometers.

Uluru is Australia's most famous natural landmark. The rock also is famous for the sun rise and set on it. The spectacular changing colors of Uluru at sunrise and sunset are visions not to be missed. At different times of the day the colors shift constantly, from pink to blood red to mauve.

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