Pedra Da Gavea770 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Sao Conrado, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-261, Brazil (Lagoa) Map
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Outdoors, Nature
This monolith in Rio de Janeiro is a very popular tourist attraction in the city. The rock is famous for being shaped in the form of a human face. There is however some amount of speculation concerning the origin of the carvings. Contrary to local stories and myths, geologists have claimed that there are no proofs regarding the human origins of the carvings and have attributed them to natural sources.
The monolith is the largest in the world that is located on a coastline and it serves as a great marker for ships. One of the main points of interest about the rock is an inscription in an ancient Semitic language that has been found on the face of the rock. People should keep in mind that it is a difficult hike and should be undertaken with supervision from a professional.
Pedra Da Gavea Hours
- It takes around 7 hours to hike
How to Reach Pedra Da Gavea
- Bus to Botafogo
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- Pedra Da Gavea Address: Sao Conrado, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-261, Brazil (Lagoa)
- Pedra Da Gavea Timing: 24-hrs
- Time required to visit Pedra Da Gavea: 01:00 Hrs
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18.43% of people who visit Rio De Janeiro include Pedra Da Gavea in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
63.89% of people start their Pedra Da Gavea visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Pedra Da Gavea
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pedra Da Gavea
People normally club together Arcos Da Lapa and Prainha Beach while planning their visit to Pedra Da Gavea.