The Atlantis Tunnel or the Atlantida is one of the attractions in Lanzarote, Canary Islands. It is the world’s largest volcanic tunnel comprising of the Cueva de los Verdes and Jameos del Agua.  Tourists and students on their spring break or summer holiday could be seen visiting these volcanic sites to marvel at their beauty and the phenomenon of their creation.

Looking at this photos makes me want to book a last minute holiday for me and my family. Arggh I could really use a vacation!

Cueva de los Verdes is among the world’s longest volcanic tunnels measuring 15 meters wide and 15 meters tall. Early inhabitants of the island were known to seek shelter in this tunnel whenever pirates would attack. A tour inside the tunnel showcases the stalactites and rock formations created by lava flows. An auditorium that seats around 500 people can be found inside the cave. It has excellent acoustics which makes it great venues for concerts.

Jameos are volcanic caves with a collapsed roof that are common in the northern part of Lanzarote. Jameos del Agua is one of the island’s Centres of Art, Culture and Tourism. It features a natural lake where you can find the endemic species of blind albino crayfish, a restaurant which also serves as the Jameo’s entrance, and a huge auditorium that can seat up to 600 audiences.

It’s truly amazing how volcanic formations that were created violently by nature can be beautiful and inspiring to artists. And truly enchanting to tourists.

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  1. OMG that place looks so amazing! This is the first time that I’ve heart about that attraction 🙂 I would love to visit it someday.

    1. We all hope to visit this kind of place. 🙂 Sana nga makapunta!

    2. Truly, I hope we can 😀 in my dreams

      1. In our dreams. Hehehe. Nangangarap nalang tayo. 🙂

  2. Wow… as in “amazing , though it looks dangerous “for me” it’s really interesting , the craters and everything, I love it 🙂

    1. Very amazing talaga and at the same time, medyo katakot nga noh? 😀

  3. The photos are enough to convince me how beautiful the place is. WOW!

  4. Yes photos are nice, but I wanna see it personally 🙂 EXCITING ! 🙂

    1. SAME HERE. Sobrang gusto! :)))

  5. This is really awesome. I want to go to this place!

    1. Sana nga makapunta tayon diyan! Perfect!

    2. Who does not 🙂 with just seeing the pictures , it’s really uhh… inviting 🙂

      1. That’s one of the powers of pictures. 😉

        1. Yeah astonishing

          1. Inviting 🙂

  6. It looks beautiful! But I might feel claustrophobic when I’m inside.

    1. Indeed , I myself may felt that way , “claustrophobic huh “:D ~squidward

      1. Yeeeeee. Naalala ko si Squidward. Hahaha.

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