Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs

Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs


Rio Quente (Hot River)
At the height of colonialism in Brazil, more precisely in 1722, Hot River had its hot springs discovered by Bartolomeu Bueno da Silva Filho, and was named Old Caldas. Only in 1988 the city was liberated, no longer just a district of Caldas Novas (11978), and becoming, along with its neighbor, a great tourist spot, attracting thousands and thousands of people every year.

Located near major centers of Goiania, Brazil, Uberlandia, Uberaba and São Paulo, the city enjoys a privileged nature, its tropical climate, hot and humid throughout the year (the average annual temperature is 23 º C), provides the very nice conditions for visitors who can enjoy their hot springs, among other natural beauties. The volume of water produced by springs in the region is about 6.228 million liters / hour, which means that every day nearly 150 million gallons of water hot pools renew the content of the Inn, and the water park, more complex tourist site. The temperature of waters, which are extremely clear, is around 37.5 ° C! This is the course of groundwater, which is close to the inner layers of the earth, heating and pressurizing the water, which thus returns to the surface

Although the largest share of financial resources come from the city's tourism, Rio Quente is endowed with good agriculture, especially the cultivation of maize and rice, and dairy farming is also practiced.

Events and attractions - In January, took place in the city of Santos Reis parties and San Sebastian. In June, St. John, St. Peter and St. Anthony are revered.

The city also has the Serra de Caldas State Park, built in 1970 in order to protect the catchment area of ​​rain which supply the thermal blankets. The park is also responsible for research and preservation of a small portion of the cerrado Goiania, and environmental education for the community and tourists. Finally, there is the Ribeirão das Aguas Calientes, which houses the camping areas along its banks.

DATA

Anniversary of the city: June 1
Population: 3,700 inhabitants
Altitude: 663 meters
Access roads: BR-153, GO 413, GO 213, GO-507
Emancipation Date: 11/05/1988
Tourist information: (0xx62) 452-1200
DISTANCES

Caldas Novas 11978 : 31 km
Morrinhos: 42 km
Goiânia: 171 km
Uberlândia: 174 km
Brasília: 312 km

 

http://www.caldas.novas.tur.br/pousada_do_rio_quente/rio_quente.htm

 

 

http://www.rioquente.com.br/

 


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Address: Caldas Novas - GO
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Address: Parque Municipal Sabiá, Goiânia, GO, Brazil
Distance: 126.99km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
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Vai Tomá no Kuka is a Brazilian Pastry restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs and can be found at Rua C-30, s/n

Koyote is a Steak House restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs and can be found at Rua C-104, 48

Pamonharia Regina is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs and can be found at Av. Rio Grande do Sul, 10

Meire is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs and can be found at Av. Rio Grande do Sul, 601


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