Ponte Velha, Morretes

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City landmark Ponte Velha, constructed in 1912 and extensively restored in 1975, crosses the Nhundiaquara River in the spot once used for gold panning. The bridge is close to the downtown area and serves up a bit of local history in a natural setting. Wide enough for the passage of only one vehicle at time, the bridge once stood as a symbol of regional wealth. Today this remnant of the past reminds visitors of the many changes and modern developments the country has gone through in the recent decades. Near the bridge you can find several restaurants (with outdoor seating overlooking the river), as well as a few souvenir shops and convenient general stores. Arrange to visit Ponte Velha and other attractions in Morretes using our Morretes tour itinerary maker .
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  • The bridge itself, it's no big deal. In fact, there is: it is old and deserves to be better preserved. But what I mean is that anyone visiting the bridge itself; but that is what the boys jump in the river and that's the way around tourists circulating ...
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  • Ideal for photographs, location very quiet Peace channel. Must be nice and enjoy the nature.
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  • Good place for a photo, to observe the river and the movement of the city, overlooking the houses and vegetation.
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