Sao Jose Ridge, Tiradentes

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Sao Jose Ridge is a mountain range that surrounds the historic town of Tiradentes. Clear waterfalls and lush vegetation provide beautiful surroundings for a nice hike and perfect photos. The site has several trails of low to medium difficulty, leading to lookouts with amazing views. The trails are well marked, but consider hiring an expert guide in order to see all the best spots and gain the necessary information. Do not miss seeing the sunset from the top of Santo Antonio Church. Plan your Sao Jose Ridge visit and explore what else you can see and do in Tiradentes using our Tiradentes trip planner.
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  • A peaceful rise, place of peace and quiet, nature, arid style feature in your top, wonderful view of the surroundings
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  • The trails that I do are great, very well cared for, clean, and very nice
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  • The mountain is beautiful. You can spot her from the train ride and the high Church of Santo Antônio. Unfortunately, when we got there, due to drought and heat, there is only one fillet of water and a pool of shallow water, some tourists were trying to cool off, which discouraged our walk. The trail seemed pretty steep, you want to go through the entrance of Tiradentes and locomotion problems, will have difficulties. In days of less drought, must surely be a good option for cooling off.
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Where to stay in Tiradentes

For an atmospheric stay among the Baroque architecture, consider staying in the center of Tiradentes. Prices inflate greatly on weekends, and in the accommodations directly next to the historical area. Charming pousadas (guesthouses) and small hotels make up most of the selection in town, though budget rooms in hostels can also be found if you don't mind staying a few streets from the major attractions. Out of town, you'll find a few more pousadas along the main roads leading out to the south, east, and west, as well as rental apartments and campsites.
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