CAMINHO
SABARABUÇU

History

Three hundred years ago, travelers spotted something shining at the peak of Serra da Piedade and thought it must be gold. In order to get there, they created an alternative path which gave rise to the Sabarabuçu Path. But they had a surprise: it was actually iron ore reflecting the sunlight.
MUNICIPAL
THEATER SABARÁ

Also known as the Opera House, simplicity is what defines the second-oldest operational theatre in Brazil. The artists don't even need amplifiers, thanks to the acoustics enhanced by the wood.

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CHURCH
NOSSA SENHORA DO BOM SUCESSO

It is a landmark of religious architecture in Minas Gerais. It was the first stonework temple and the interior decoration exhibits the first rococo-style panels of the captaincy.

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MUSEUM OF
GOLD

The building of the former Gold Assaying Office and Foundry was constructed in 1713. The museum currently houses exhibits of sacred art and materials for the extraction, melting, minting and control of gold in the 18th century..

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The traveller will cross
160 km

TRAVEL TIME

4 days
11 days
2 days
6 days
22,5%
is dirt roads
77,5%
trails
Of the 160 km | 77
are uphill.

Ir de Glaura a Cocais exige menos esforço físico do que o caminho contrário.

MOUNTAINS
PIEDADE

The mountain range offers one of the prettiest views of Minas Gerais. At an altitude of 1,746 metres is the Nossa Senhora da Piedade sanctuary.

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