Parque Estadual Caverna do Diabo, Eldorado

Caverna da Tapagem , also Caverna do Diabo, is a cave located within the Jacupiranga State Park next to the Alto Ribeira Tourist State Park, in the municipality of Eldorado Paulista, Iporanga, 280 km from São Paulo, Brazil. It is the second longest cave in the state of São Paulo and also the highlight of what the local guides call "Circuit Disneyland," which is a series of family attractions that people of all ages can enjoy.DescriptionThe beginning of the formation of the cave is pointed out by researchers as occurred about 600 million years ago, during the Precambrian era. Today almost 10 km of galleries and halls have already been mapped, all rich in speleothems. Of the 6.237 meters of the cave whose entrance measures approximately 40 meters high, 3.200 meters have already been surveyed, of which only 700 meters are free for tourists. It measures 152 deep from one side of the cave to the other. All this area has a sound system and lighting, walkways, stairs and handrails for safety measures.The cave contains numerous stone curtains, columns, towers, travertine, stalactites, stalagmites and calcite cascades which intrigue specialists and tourists who try to unravel the mysteries of the place. At times, to overcome obstacles, it is necessary to use ropes to be sure of standing on safe ground. Inside the cave, the silence is broken only by the waters that glide over the rocks. The most interesting formations can be seen in the hall known as "The Cathedral". Some of these forms were immortalized with names somewhat strange like the Guardian, Snow White, Cemetery, Three Kings, Temple of Doom, Devil's Cauldron and Tower of Pisa. Each group of tourists is formed of 12 visitors, at intervals of 20 minutes between them, and each one is allowed to stay no longer than 60 minutes inside the cave.
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  • Already knew the Devil's Cave, but I love back and bring other people to meet this natural wonder that leaps to the eye. You won't see a cave, you'll see a work of art. A must!!!!!
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  • Excellent ride. Magnificent place for contemplation and view comp nature is incredible. Park with excellent structure and visitation yaw. For those who like there are several hiking trails and waterfalls. But you need to have good physical preparation.
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  • We decided to go there on our way from Sao Paulo to Curitiba. The place is extremely beautiful and worth the visit. Meet a work of nature as this is a privilege. The site has a good infrastructure, with bathrooms, a restaurant and a small shop. You pay the tour and is accompanied by experienced monitors that give all the necessary explanations. Is allowed to enter with closed-toe shoes. We love the place, and we're sorry that tourism is not so encouraged/released. A place like this in other countries would be more explored. Certainly recommend a visit.
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