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Vila Velha


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Vila Velha

  1. 1. Vila velha second part
  2. 2. Barra do Jucu beach
  3. 3. Jucu is a small resort, still quiet, located 15 kilometers from the center. It is a old village of fishermen. It still having the character of small village. It is near to the river Jucu. The place has several beaches, frequented by the surfers and by anyone that loves beaches. Surf championships, some of them of national level, take place in the city. In spite of that, during most of the time, the place is calm, and the beaches are sought by who wants peace.  
  4. 4. Barra do Jucu beach Jucu river
  5. 5. Jucu river Barra do Jucu beach Madalena bridge
  6. 6. <ul><li>The bridge of Madalena allows the access to the Ecological Reserve of Jacaranema, occupying an area exceeding 1 million m2, Its a  preservation area, which saves a rich diversity of native vegetation of Espirito Santo. It was builted in 1896. The name is a homage to the band of Barra do Jucu Congo, which became famous for the song &quot;Madalena.&quot; </li></ul>Madalena brige
  7. 8. <ul><li>In Ponte Madalena (Madalena bridge), you have a great view.  </li></ul><ul><li>The best waves come in the winter. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes local and Vila Velha surfers promote some parties to heat up the nights. </li></ul><ul><li>  There are some really cool bars at the seashore, where, on Fridays, the nights  become a point to the youths from Vitória (mainly in the summer </li></ul><ul><li>Barra is a very eclectic place, and it is very frequented by Espirito Santo's artists, that always play for free to make the night even better!   </li></ul><ul><li>You can also watch the show af the local band, called Casaca. They play a rhythm called &quot;rocongo&quot;, which is a mix of rock and congo. Congo is a rhythm played with drum, ataba, reco-reco. </li></ul>
  8. 9. It is worthwhile to go for a walk by the trails around Morro da Concha (Hill of the Shell). It is very good.
  9. 10. It was Built in 1870, It is in the end of Praia da Costa Beach. It measures 12 meters of height, with 9 meters of base. Its light is produced by a lamp 3000watts, and it reaches 17 miles. Santa Luzia Lighthouse
  10. 11. Santa Luzia Lighthouse
  11. 12. Rail Museum The old station Pedro Nolasco, it was built in 1927, brings together a rich collection with 133 items (84 pieces and 49 photographs) that tells the story of the railroad Vitória - Minas.
  12. 13. Vila Velha Port
  13. 14. Prainha´s City (little beach) It is an important historical center, which tells the story of the estate, It is also important because at this location arrived the first boat coming from Portugal. It is the place where began the colonization of the Espirito Santo.
  14. 16. The “ Nosssa senhora do Rosario” Church is the oldest of the state and the fourth oldest church in the country, it was built in 1551. The facade was rebuilt in the eighteenth century, and shows the crest of Portugal.
  15. 17. By Giovanna Massalai