Guararema

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Parque Municipal da Pedra Montada
Parque Municipal da Pedra MontadaFoto: Pierre Duarte
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Parque Municipal da Pedra Montada
Estação da Estrada de Ferro Central do Brasil
Estação da Estrada de Ferro Central do Brasil
Igreja de São Benedito
Recanto do Américo-Pau D´Alho
Capela da Nossa Senhora D´Ajuda
Igreja Nossa Senhora da Escada
Turismo Hípico

Guararema - The construction of the chapel next to São Benedito attracted residents and giving origin to the village of Guararema, Tupi-Guarani word meaning "Pau d'alho", because of the abundance of this tree in the region. In 1611 the settlement of Escada was founded on the river Paraíba do Sul. In 1732, the Capuchin missionaries arrived. In 1872, it was elevated to District of Peace and in 1890 it became a municipality.

Tourist attractions: Grand Island, City Park Pedra Montada and Recanto do Américo - Pau D'Alho.

Belongs to the Caminhos das Águas Nascentes circuit.

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