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Cachoeira do Castelo em Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio em Minas Gerais a partir da Pousada & Parada Olhos D'Água

Cachoeira do Castelo is a large waterfall in Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio in Minas Gerais that enchants visitors for its unique feature, its various natural pools that were formed by years of water pressure on the rocks. Waterfall  is divided into two sections. The first is the upper part where most visitors arrive. There are small waterfalls and natural pools. In the second part there is the big drop over 31.5 meters high. The two sections add up to more than 60m of waterfall. There is also a small cave formed by the force of the waters.

There is no consensus on the origin of the name of the waterfall. Some stories say that it is due to the region where the fall is, others that it refers to a stone at the end of the Mato Dentro road, a stone that"reminds me of a castle". There is also a third version that says that there was a small electricity generator in the place and the residents of the region at the time of its operation said that the"energy supplied by the generator could light a castle".

Many guests who visit the place spend a good part of the day refreshing themselves in the natural pools and being dazzled by the beauty of the place. More information at the reception of the Pousada.




Informações sobre atrações de Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio em Minas Gerais

Distance: 7km

Access: Fácil 

Height:Main drop 31.5 - secondary drop slope 38.9

*The distance is approximate and has the Pousada & Parada Olhos D'Água as the starting and ending point.


Why is the city of Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio in Minas Gerais considered the "capital of waterfalls" in Campo das Vertentes? Because currently there are more than 50 waterfalls documented in the limits of the municipality. Many  of these untouched natural beauties attract tourists from all over Brazil who like to explore remote natural beauties. There is a saying in Minas that says: "the more beautiful the waterfall, the harder it is to find it." The starting point for all this is Pousada & Parada Olhos D'Água.

Informações sobre as cachoeiras de Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio em Minas Gerais
Tenha um Guia, essa é a dica da Pousada & Parada Olhos D'água para você que quer fazer turismo rual


Most of the natural beauties of Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio that make the city a large natural park with its more than 50 waterfalls, trails and viewpoints are in places that are often only known_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_by residents of the region or may be on private properties. The Guide or Accompanying Person is important as it will take you along the correct path - many waterfalls do not have a marked trail -  and will obtain, if necessary, authorizations to access the places e make your Pleasant, worry-free ride.

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