Pedra Furada, Jericoacoara
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The Arched Rock, Pedra Furada has become a symbol of Jericoacoara and is a collection of rock shelters used for thousands of years by human populations. The rock formations provide evidence that people may have entered this hemisphere 21,000–40,000 years ago, as opposed to previous beliefs that stated humans from the New World arrived no longer than 15,000 years ago. Controversy surrounding whether the formation was formed naturally by ecological methods or by man-made early settlers is something that you can determine for yourself when you visit.

Walking east from town along the shore you'll first pass Malhada Beach, which is a smaller beach popular with surfers. At low tide, most of the beach is walkable, otherwise take the higher path along Serrote hill. The walk takes about 2 hours in total. If you're traveling with children, consider renting a dune buggy, then you'll have to walk about 1.5 km (0.9 mi) along the beach at low tide. If you prefer, you can hire a guide service with knowledge of high and low tides to bring you safely to the rock. Arrange your visit to Pedra Furada and discover more family-friendly attractions in Jericoacoara using our Jericoacoara tour planner.
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  • is the cardboard postal of jericoacoara.de very difficult access, go to foot is hard and it down is not suitable for veterans and people poorly trained
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  • Postcard of the region. The best part is the walk (almost 2 km the snippet) is enjoying an incredible view. Recommend use the edge of the beach is the most peaceful place to spend when the tide allows. Be extra careful with the sunscreen and take lots of pictures! Tip: the ride for the period of the early morning thus avoids the scorching sun.
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  • There is no input control. A lot of people are going to the stone. The walk is long, but go to Jeri and not take a picture in the pedra furada is like going to the RJ and don't get in Christ or go to Noronha and not take a picture with a view to Morro dois Irmãos.
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