Cabo de Sao Roque Lighthouse, Maxaranguape

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#4 of 17 in Historic Sites in State of Rio Grande do Norte
Cape São Roque or Cape of Saint Roch, is a cape in northeastern tip of Brazil.Cape São Roque is located in the municipality of Maxaranguape, 51 km north of Natal, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil. Cape São Roque is the "point" on the bend of the Brazilian mainland coast that is closest to the continent of Africa.The cape was first officially visited by European navigators in 1501, in the 1501–1502 Portuguese mapping expedition led by André Gonçalves and Amerigo Vespucci, who named the spot after the saint of the day, St. Roch, whose feast day is August 16.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Is an amazing natural environment, with wonderful views. The photos are always good thanks to this landscape.
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  • June 23, 2017
    The tree of love have this curiosity of having grown up tending to one side, probably due to the action of the strong winds of the place. Walking a little more you can reach the lighthouse of Cape San Roque, who represents the closest point of the African continent. Dali also has a beautiful view of the beach. Be sure to take the juice of the small tent next to the tree of love, besides the owner be very friendly and welcoming the juice he does is huge and delicious!
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  • April 2, 2017
    When visiting the RN visit Cabo de São Roque, located in the municipality of Maxaranguape, 51 km from Natal, famous for being the point of the brazilian coast nearest to the African continent and, of course, you get the tree of love and the lighthouse of Cape St Roque easily.
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