Gold Road

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The way Gold was built by slaves who went to the mines in search of wealth
Path of Gold is the name given to an old road through the rainforest and was built by slaves who walked behind the time of gems and gold. Made with stone foot kid, now the road is cultural attraction in the city of Paraty and receives thousands of tourists every day in search of knowledge.

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Road built by slaves between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, from the Indian trails Guaianazes, the Royal Road, Gold Route in Paraty, is well preserved and is surrounded by lush Atlantic Forest National Park Serra da Bocaina.

Obligatory passage point in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the path linking Minas Gerais to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. In this "Gold Cycle", Paraty held the post of Commercial Warehouse and also by its geographical position, the outlet port of Mines gold production to Portugal. It was one of the most important port cities of the eighteenth century.

Throughout the course of the landmarks were placed Estrada Real flags.

Visit the Gold Trail allows you to know, not only a major engineering project, but also a stunning ecology and people Paraty with its culture, its past and present. Waterfalls, workshops, stills, Comidinha home and more.

Visitation is allowed only with authorized guides, because the path now goes through private property. Schedule your visit in the Information Center.


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