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Hidden : 9/20/2009
4 out of 5
4 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Coordenadas Entrada - N 37° 43.057 W 025° 26.993 mesmo ao lado da piscina vendo no mapa. O terreno não está muito estável. Cuidado com as crianças. As imagens deste local encontram-se na galeria de fotos.
Coordinates of Entry - N 37 ° 43.057 W 025 ° 26.993 just beside the pool watching the map. The floor is not very stable. Becareful with your children. The images of this chapel are in the photo gallery.

Situada na freguesia de Àgua d’Alto, a imagem está numa minúscula capelinha na propriedade denominada sanguinho (situada no extremo nascente da freguesia). É uma jóia de valor incalculável, por ser uma imagem muito antiga. Todo o interior da sua capelinha é forrada por azulejos de grande beleza e raridade. Por tal, já chamou a atenção de historiadores e admiradores de azulejaria. Em frente ao nicho onde está colocada a imagem, existem dois pequenos bancos de pedra. Esta imagem está associada à curiosa lenda, que diz que um grupo de piratas tendo desembarcado perto da “grota de sanguinho” entraram na capelinha com a intenção de pilhar. Sendo a imagem muito pesada, imaginaram que continha um tesouro e por tal serram-lhe as mãos. Em consequência da sua total desilusão deixaram a imagem mutilada e continuaram a sua caminhada de roubos, mortes e vandalismo, levando consigo como troféu as mãos da imagem. Mais tarde alguém providenciou outras mãos que não se adaptaram e que ainda hoje permanecem aos pés da Sra da Lapinha. Ainda são poucos os habitantes que conhecem a Sra. DA LAPINHA.

Located in the parish of Agua d'Alto, the image is a tiny chapel on the property called chalice (located in the far east of the parish). It is a jewel of inestimable value, because it is a very old image. The entire interior of the chapel is lined with tiles of great beauty and rarity. For that already caught the attention of historians and admirers of tiles. In front of the niche where the image is placed, there are two small stone benches. This image is associated with a curious legend, which says that a group of pirates came ashore near the "canyon of chalice" entered the chapel with the intention of looting. Since the very image heavy, imagine that contained a treasure and such lumber his hands. As a result of their total disappointment left image mutilated and continued their journey of robberies, murders and vandalism, taking a trophy hands of the image. Later someone provided other hands that are not adapted and which still remain at the feet of Our Lady of Lapinha. There are still few people who know Sra. DA LAPINHA.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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