A district of Ouro Preto, surrounded by splendid mountain landscapes and legends that permeate popular imagination.
The Paraibuna road which linked Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro played an important role in the development of Juiz de Fora. It is now the main avenue that passes through the city: Avenida Rio Branco.
The city contains the only grave with remains of Tiradentes. It was in front of the Sebolas farm where the martyr pinned up his ideals of freedom and where they threw his abdomen and arm after the execution.
Petrópolis was the capital of the Brazilian Empire for at least forty years. D. Pedro moved there during the period with the entire court and stayed for five months..
One of Petropolis main attractions, it is located in the Dom Pedro II’s summer palace.DISCOVER
Beyond being an architectural reference of the 18th century, the house was also a meeting point for Tiradents and the Inconfidentes.DISCOVER
Its pre-assembled structure was ordered by the Count d’Eu directly from France at the end of the 19th century. It is an IPHAN-listed building and today hosts events and exhibitions.DISCOVER
Going from Ouro Preto to Porto Estrela requires less physical effort than going the opposite way.
Located in the Mantiqueira Valley, about 16 km from the city center of Santos Dumont, is the house where the Father of Aviation was born. Inaugurated in 1973, the Museum has a precious collection of Alberto Santos Dumont's life.DISCOVER