Virgem da Lapa

Cave of Our Lady of Lapa - Gruta da Lapa


Useful Information

Location: Antonio Pereira, north of Ouro Preto. (20°18'18.78"S, 43°28'21.18"W)
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Classification: ExplainKarst cave, Explaincave church.
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History


Description

This is not really a show cave, but a chapel built in the entrance of a horizontal cave. The cave is interesting and contains an unusual palaeokarst deposit.