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Serra das Paridas complexo arqueologico

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Unique carvings, Enjoy a Magaba

This place was used by old inhabitants of the area to give birth. There are many unique markings... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
FairGlobalTraveler
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Very nice

I think any Brazilian going to Chapada should take sometime to visit the prehistoric sites. It's is... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2013
oilili2012
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  • Average21%
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26 Jun 2018
“Really worth the trip”
19 Jun 2018
“Amazing historical site”
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Antiga Estrada do Cafe | complexo arqueológico Serra das Paridas, Lencois, State of Bahia 46960-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Like so many things in Brazil, you have to mean it if you decide to go see the Serra das Paridas. It is definitely off the beaten path, you need to book ahead, and a good guide (who speaks a language you understand) is a...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Don’t read my rating as an indication of a poor site. It is quite the opposite. The rock art is amazing and mostly well preserved given its exposed to natural elements and not inside a cave. It’s a místicas feeling to stand there and imagine...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

This place was used by old inhabitants of the area to give birth. There are many unique markings in the sites, although they are estimated to be somewhat "recent" (500-800 years old). There are many delicious mangaba (taste like a tangy pear) trees here, but...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Excellent, special (almost magic) place: the landscape look almost unreal and the prehistoric paintings are one of the few opportunities in the world to have easy access to see stone-age paintings in original. Since many people are not interested in this kind of culture, it...More

1  Thank Gregor B
Reviewed 30 April 2015

A short drive from Lençois on a very rough road, this attraction is often combined with a trip to the Cachoeria de Mosquitos. Both of these sites can give those interested in archaic culture an insight into why aboringinal pepole settled here. Fortunately the prehistoric...More

3  Thank tom h
Reviewed 24 August 2013

I think any Brazilian going to Chapada should take sometime to visit the prehistoric sites. It's is such a wonderful feeling to discover all this. Everyone in our group definately enjoyed it. i hope the governement will take further care in preserving such a precious...More

2  Thank oilili2012
Reviewed 22 December 2012

Absolutely worth the trip. These drawings were only discovered in 2005! First you think of a falsification, but that's not true at all. Since their creation, the drawings have been covered with a fine layer of silica, allowing a rough estimation of their age. You...More

3  Thank Veleiro
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