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Cachoeira do Japão em Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio a partir da Pousada & Parada Olhos D'água

The Waterfall of Japan is a waterfall in Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio, established in an isolated region, almost remote from the city. The place is often used by rappelling practitioners.

The name of the waterfall is a reference to the rural region of the city where it is located, known as the Japan Community.


If you like to practice or want to try the sport on site, there is a team, Rappel Extremo BQ. To contract the service and obtain more information while you are staying with us, you must contact us in advance and directly by phone/Whatsapp (32) 99984-2102, clicking here  or on the team's Instagram at




Informações sobre atrações de Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio em Minas Gerais

Distance: 18km

Access: Medium

Height:103m the first drop. All falls (waterfall steps) together 136m

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

Cover photos: Kindness of the profile@santa_barabara_do_tugurio .

Video: @rapelextremobq


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 rural


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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