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Serra da Capivara National Park

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The Serra da Capivara National Park is a protected area in the Northeast region of Brazil. It is a World Heritage site and contains the oldest prehistoric rock paintings in the Americas.

Understand

The park is located in the south east of the Piauí State. Its name means Capybara Hills in Portuguese.

History

It was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1991

Landscape

Flora and fauna

Capivara is the only national park where the vegetation known as Caatinga flourishes.

Climate

Hot and dry.

Get in

Fees/Permits

Get around

See

Rock Formations; Canyon Of Hope; Parque Nacional Serra da Capivara; The Museum of the American Man; Archaeological sites

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Lodging

Camping

Backcountry

Stay safe

Get out

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