Gruta do Frei Pedro Palacios, Vila Velha

Gruta do Frei Pedro Palacios is located in Vila Velha. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Vila Velha holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Gruta do Frei Pedro Palacios and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • One of the entrances to the famous Penha Convent complex, the cave of Peter Palaces lies on the Slope of penance, which is done by many visitors. The story goes that it housed the friar, the time before the construction of the convent. A legend has it that the Holy cuiriosa that the Friar brought Palaces, often disappeared from the cave to emerge on top where today's convent. Place of pilgrimage, the cave is a cultural landmark of the city.
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  • There's not much to see in this cave "as it is only a rock leaning where, according to information, if housed the palaces that Peter was a Jesuit here in ES
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  • If you do not pass by there paying close attention won't know what hit you. The cave is "surrounded" by a grid and has only one plate. Does not yield or a nice picture. Worth a visit just for historical sake.
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