Cabo de Sao Roque Lighthouse, Maxaranguape

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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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  • Awesome view! Nicde place to take pictures and relax. Get some water and snacks. Nothing to buy there.  more »
  • 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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  • We went to Ma - noa park, and close to this point being approached is accessible by asphalt, has a precarious hut for a beer or caipi, ideall to take some beautiful pictures beautiful landscape, carrying tape type bracelet and can attach them to the roots of the tree as proof of love, so is used there,
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