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Salvador and the Bahia Coast Sights

Lapa Doce Cave

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A 15-minute hike takes you down to the mouth of the Lapa Doce cave, where you will see a stunning collection of large stalagmites, stalactites, and columns. Access is only possible with a local guide, included in the price of admission along with a flashlight for navigating in the dark and exploring the unique frescoe-like coloring and natural sculptures. Local guides only speak Portuguese, so if you are looking for greater insight, plan to go with your own guide as part of a longer day experience. Because it's so accessible, Lapa Doce is especially recommended for children.

Sight Information


67 km (42 miles) northwest of Lençóis, Lençóis, Brazil



Sight Details:

  • R$15
  • Daily 9–6


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