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Gruta Da Lapinha

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Address: Estrada Campinho Lapinha | Parque Estadual do Sumidouro, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(31) 3661-8671
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Description: Tue-Sun 8.30am-5pm

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Excellent cave visit..

This cave is not huge, but quite spectacular. Over 500 meters in length with amazing formations. (Reminder - Stalactites hang from the ceiling, the other ones are stalagmites... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This cave is not huge, but quite spectacular. Over 500 meters in length with amazing formations. (Reminder - Stalactites hang from the ceiling, the other ones are stalagmites....) Reasonably priced, easily accessible, and ample parking. The pavilion at the state park is very nice with a small coffee shop and store. Staff was very friendly and the tour of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a nice place to visit. You can know the history of the Caves and the rock formations. Only I don't really think it's worth it if you're far away. Like it's a really short visit. Less than an hour I would say in total.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

One cannot believe that nature can form this kind of things with water ! They give the guests a lot of access to places that probably we can´t see around the world. The food is average, the restrooms are average.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This cavern is fantastic... If you like to have experiences with nature, supported by a good staff and very well planed visit, you should go there!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Make sure you book as we arrived at two and due to a school trip could not get in. It was booked for one hour by school trip and closed at four!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The cave has "rooms" with amazing shapes formes over millions of years. It's a place worth visiting by its natural beauty, besides the museum with lots of pieces of fossils and a bit of the history of the region.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

This is an amazing site to visit when in Minas Gerais state. The Danish cientis Peter Lund is the discoverer and explorer of many sites in the area. Anthropology and history together.

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