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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Serra da Capivara National Park, Brazil

[an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive] The Serra da Capivara National Park in Brazil is home to rock shelters where there are 25,000-year-old cave paintings. These rock shelters are among the oldest human communities in South America.

The Serra da Capivara National Park was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 15th session of the World Heritage Committee meeting in Cartage, Tunisia, on 9-13 December, 1991.

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Serra da Capivara National Park, Brazil
Serra da Capivara National Park, Brazil
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Rock painting at the Serra da Capivara National Park
Rock painting at the Serra da Capivara National Park
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Rock painting at the Serra da Capivara National Park
Rock painting at the Serra da Capivara National Park
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Rock painting at the Serra da Capivara National Park
Rock painting at the Serra da Capivara National Park
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World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: S 8 25 W 42 20
Inscription Year: 1991
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: III

Location Map


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Visiting Serra da Capivara National Park

Your base for visiting this World Heritage Site is Sao Paulo, the biggest city in Brazil. From there, you can make the arrangement, either on your own or through a travel agency, to go there. As part of the preparations, here's a list of hotels in Sao Paolo with online booking facility.

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