Grutas de Ibne-Ammar

This set of two caves is located on the left bank of the Arade river estuary. The biggest of them is 100 metres long and the smallest only a few tens of metres. It is a place where archaeological vestiges of the copper and bronze ages have been found. The largest cave is visited by many tourists. It has large, tall rooms, up to six metres, and a shallow lake.


Grutas de Ibne-Ammar
8400,Mexilhoeira da Carregação


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