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Lapinha Cave

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Address: Rod. Estadual AMG 0115, Estrada Campinho Lapinha Km 6 | Sumidouro State Park, Lagoa Santa, State of Minas Gerais 33400-000, Brazil
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Tue-Sun 8.30am-5pm

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Interessting and beautiful

Really nice and chill place in the middle of nowhere. The groups are small and the people really friendly and nice. The gruta has beautiful shapes and colores. The only downgrade... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Really nice and chill place in the middle of nowhere. The groups are small and the people really friendly and nice. The gruta has beautiful shapes and colores. The only downgrade is, that they just explain everything in portugues, but its ok. There is also a really nice museum with stones and animals etc in an beautiful old castel.

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

The cave is beautiful, and it's close to Belo Horizonte, so you should consider visiting it if you are travelling to Belo Horizonte. Parque Estadual do Sumidouro is also nearby and you get a discount if you buy both tours together (they are both guided tours).

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Thank John D
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The cave is located just a few miles from the city of Lagoa Santa, so it is possible to have lunch in this city before visiting the cave. There are also some restaurants on the way to the cave that serves regional food. The place where the cave is has a good structure, which includes two small museums. The visit... More 

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Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

A beautiful place to visit and to learn more about caves and nature. The guides are very polited and respectful. Since you're there, go to the museum inside the park area and learn more and more with Erika's help.

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Thank DanielBerquo
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

I keep good memories and return . excellent place I enjoyed and recommend. Rescue good energy. You have to travel one hour it is far . Look for tour operator

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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Reviewed 22 April 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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Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

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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Reviewed 25 February 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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Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

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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Reviewed 30 April 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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