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So, after a long time I'm posting another photo of this Dolmen Chapel. This time I've tried to go there at the best time of the day.
This little chapel is devoted to Our Lady of Livramento (I'm still trying to find out a good word to translate it)and it's in fact a dolmen dating from 4000/3000 BC that has been later adapted to become a little rural chapel. That probably happened in the 16th century or even sooner. Today it's painted in white and blue, the southern colours, but we can clearly distinguish the dolmen in the facade. It’s a little far from the main tourist routes and 2 or 3 kilometres far from the nearest village, S. Brissos.
As I've said, the chapel is devoted to Our Lady of Livramento and inside it has several ex-votos. In the old days people from the nearest villages used to come here during the feasts to make picnics.
The place is magic, there's no other buildings around and here you can hardly hear other noises besides the wind or the sheep that calmly eat in the fields around, garded by fences.
It’s usually closed, but there’s a contact there for those who want to visit the interior.

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