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Boca do Inferno
Boca do Inferno

Boca do Inferno

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Av. Rei Humberto II de Itália 642, 2750-642 Cascais, Portuga
+351 21 482 5000
http://www.cascais-portugal.com/Attractions/Boca-Inferno-Cascais.html
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Love it. Must visit for Portugal tourists. There are little shops & restaurants & cafes. Doubles as a beach day as well.

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Breath taking sunset! You truly feel differently in this spot, such a strong and powerful sensation of being in this nature’s beauty.

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Love it. Must visit for Portugal tourists. There are little shops & restaurants & cafes. Doubles as a beach day as well.

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The Boca do Inferno is an interesting cliff formation close to Cascais, which has been given an overly dramatic name of Hell’s Mouth. The ceaseless pounding of the Atlantic Ocean on the cliffs chiseled out a small cave, which subsequently collapsed forming a small bay and natural arch.
In the summer these waves merely splash around in the open cave but during winter storms the full force of the ocean is funneled into chasm which gives rise to the the name of the rock formation. Boca do Inferno is a popular excursion from Cascais, commonly as a short walk or bike ride. At Hell's Mouth there are pathways allowing tourists to climb down the cliff face and view the unique formation from both sides.
The Boca de Inferno lies 1.5km to the west of Cascais and is a popular walk from the centre of the town. To reach it follow the Avenue Rei Humberto Ii de Itália past Cascais Marina and along the coastline. This road also has one of the only cycle paths in Portugal. There is no entrance fee to visit the Boca do Inferno and the site is open all the time. lose to the Boca do Inferno Cascais are a set of small market stalls which sell the best value tourist gifts in Cascais. The walk to the Boca do Inferno takes around 40 minutes and most visitors spend 30 minutes watching the waves smash against the cliffs or clambering over the rocks. To fully appreciate why the open cave is called Hell's Mouth sneak a look at the postcards on sale at the gift shops.

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Granada
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In September 1930 the famous Aleister Crowley, founder of the Golden Dawn Society, visited Lisbon and with the assistance of fellow occultist Fernando Pessoa faked his death at this notorious rock formation, Boca do Inferno (Mouth of Hell).

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huge waves, a must see!

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Vigo

Un lugar maravilloso.
Las vistas son privilegiadas y de marea alta, todavía mejores.

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