Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro, Bom Jardim da Serra

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Located just 11 kilometers (7 mi) outside of the city center, Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro provides a view of this entire mountain range and its winding roads. From a height of 1460 meters (5,000 ft), you can see more than 100 kilometers (62 mi) of lush Atlantic forests with a diverse flora and fauna that comes right up to the road. Observe a menagerie of monkeys (howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys, and marmosets), as well as a number of birds, such as eagles and parrots, native only to this area. Locals advise that driving up or down these scenic but steep roads you must go slowly, and be very careful to avoid trucks and buses coming from the opposite direction. To visit Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro and other attractions in Bom Jardim da Serra, use our Bom Jardim da Serra travel itinerary planner.
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  • Beautiful view of the Canyon and the serra do rio do rastro. A quick visit to do, but it's worth it.
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  • Wonderful landscape. A place that every traveler should know if he gets the chance, especially if it is biker.
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  • Gazebo with a very beautiful with the serra do rio do rastro underneath. Several shops of sweets and liquors with very good prices.
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