Lajedo de Pai Mateus, Cabaceiras

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Giant and oddly-placed boulders are called Lajedo de Pai Mateus. They are twice as tall as average person, and if you hit them with a rock, they make a bell-like sound. Best time to visit Lajedo de Pai Mateus is at dusk, to watch the sunset’s orange glow. But at any time of the day, you can see the cave paintings attributed to Cariris Indians, who lived in the region for some 12,000 years. As for the boulder’s name, legend has it that a hermit healer named Father Mattew lived in the region in the 18th century, and many people sought him to seek help with treating illnesses. He did not charge money for the cures, just asked for food, so his honor, the site got its name. Arrange your visit to Lajedo de Pai Mateus and discover more family-friendly attractions in Cabaceiras using our Cabaceiras family vacation planner.
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  • The rock of father Matthew is without doubt the biggest attraction of the region. It is an immense rocky outcrop of granite and gneiss compound which form a fantastic landscape. One of the best hours to visit the attraction is in the late afternoon, which the tourist can admire one of the most beautiful sunset from around the State and perhaps in the Northeast.
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  • Place of unique beauty. Intriguing rock formations and a wonderful sunset. Well worth the visit. If you like nature you need to know. Just don't forget to bring a bottle of water, because the heat there is hard level. :)
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  • Good place for those who enjoy ecotourism, hiking, walking and turns off a bit of the day of the big cities.
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  • Lugar divino , fantástico
  • É bom demais
  • Lugar lindo, o por do sol e o cair da noite vale muito a pena, ver a via-lactea, algumas constelações, alguns planetas. Aprender a história do local também é muito bom.
  • Lugar deslumbrante, clima gostoso e a equipe do hotel uma graça, só ficou a desejar a recepção. Se não eu dava 5 estrelas fácil.
  • Local muito bonito e com formações rochosas incríveis.
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