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.
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
Caldas Novas 11978 : 31 km
Morrinhos: 42 km
Goiânia: 171 km
Uberlândia: 174 km
Brasília: 312 km
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Activities near to Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
|Caldas Novas Hydrothermal Springs (activity) -
Caldas Novas is the biggest health resort in the world. In local waters spring from the ground at temperatures between 37 º and 58 º C. And it is precisely the medicinal properties attributed to these hot springs that attract more than one million visitors a year, making it the largest Caldas Novas tourist hub of the state of Goiás.
There are records dating back to 1545 in Spain ...|
Address: Caldas Novas - GO
Distance: 15.53km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
|Cobra Veiga Park (park) - A center dedicated to the production of toxins, focusing on projects in education, culture, ecological knowledge and conservation of snakes is the proposal of Cobra snake Veiga Research Center, developed in the park of the same name. There, in a preserved area of forty-four thousand square meters there are seven hundred and fifty different species of snakes. The Cobra Veiga was founded in January 1993 and authorized by the Brazilian...|
Address: Parque Veiga Jardim Aparecida de Goiânia - GO
Distance: 122.41km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
|Sabiá Park (park) - Parque Municipal Sabiá Sabia Municipal Park (Parque das Laranjeiras, Southeast Region) End - Enter the Boulevard of Thrush Nightingale and the Streets and Our Lady of Mount Caramel Scene of great beauty, home to the headwaters of the stream sink and a gazebo that offers visitors a beautiful natural setting. It has a jogging track, playground and gym station. The park has free access during the day and evening (admission is not ...|
Address: Parque Municipal Sabiá, Goiânia, GO, Brazil
Distance: 126.99km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
|Pedro Ludovico Teixeira Museum (museum) - Museu Pedro Ludovico Teixeira
The former 26th Street, now Mrs. Gersina Borges, which houses a part of the history of the people of Goias. There lived the founder of the capital, Pedro Ludovico Teixeira who initiated its construction in 1934, having completed the work in 1937. The Art Deco architecture, in vogue at the time, to mark the building now preserved as the owner left.
Protected by the State Historic site was transform...|
Address: R. Dona Gercina Borges Teixeira Goiânia - GO, 74815-400
Distance: 129.03km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
|Parque Ecológico de Goiânia – Ulisses Guimarães (park) - Its area is 3153.51 hectares in extent and one can find various fruit trees and noble. The vegetation of the area is characterized by closed forests, with trees that reach an average of 30 meters. It was established in 1992 and is 18 km from Goiânia, GO-060. The site will become one of the most important forests in the country closed in Him there are also many trails to ride and in the future, the area will house a large lake that will...|
Address: Parque Ulisses Guimaraes, Goiania, GO, Brazil
Distance: 130.33km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
|Areião Park (park) - Grit Park (Sectors Pedro Ludovico, Marist and South America, Southern Region) End - Between Alameda Colonel Eugenio Jardim, Brazil and Avenues American Edmund P. Abreu, Grit, 5th Street and Radial 90 Open from 8 to 17 hours, the attention of the population by the number of monkeys, birds and plants of the savannah that is home. Has lake station gym, jogging track and playground. In addition, it houses the Town Environmental, an ...|
Address: Alameda Cel. Eugênio Jardim - Setor Marista Goiânia - GO, 74175-100
Distance: 130.60km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
|Flamboyant Municipal Park Lourival Louza (park) - Parque Municipal Flamboyant Lourival Louza
Flamboyant Municipal Park Lourival Louza (Jardim Goiás, Southeast Region)
End - Of the Streets 15.12, 46, 55, 56 and Avenue H
This is the latest postcard from Goiania. Opened in September 2007, has two lakes (with light source), wooden bridge, gazebo, playground, biking, jogging, gym station, internal roads, and will soon also have a Japanese garden. Houses remaining paths with ...|
Address: Jardim Goiás, Goiânia - Goiás
Distance: 130.66km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
|Feira do Entardecer (market) -
The first of the special exhibitions that move the weekend of goianiense happens around noon on Friday. Unlike others, this occupies a covered area, called South ECLAC sector are more than two hundred exhibitors divided into sections common to other fairs, is making, clothing, food, crafts and jewelry.
The idea of distributing art and craft fairs to places further away from the city center, was already old and was within this ...|
Address: R. C-115 - Jardim América Goiânia - GO
Distance: 131.95km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
|Feira do Sol (market) -
An idea of introducing the producers to the community that would assist in the creation and display of the handicrafts and paintings motivated a group of artists to request the start of Feira do Sol popularly known as Fair of the Sun. It is situated in the plaza having the same name in the West sector. The fair was started on April 1,1990 meeting the stringent standards of review with the special structure of leisure and fun. It is d...|
Address: Banca de Revista Praça do Sol Rua 13 - Setor Oeste, Goiânia - GO, 74120-060
Distance: 132.26km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
|Feira da Lua (market) -
Feira da Lua is the second largest show in Goiana and the contribution from around nine hundred and fifty exhibitors makes this show a grand affair. It is held every Saturday at Tamadaré Square bisected by Avenida Assis Chateaubriand. This show has been a tradition since December 29, 1992 when the government bowed to the calls from exhibitors who failed to get jobs in the Fair Plaza ...|
Address: Praca Tamandare, Goias, GO, Brazil
Distance: 132.54km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
|Monumento às Três Raças (sightseeing) - This work of rare beauty is located in Plaza Dr. Pedro Ludovico Teixeira, formerly the Civic Square in the center of town between the palaces of Esmeraldas and Campinas, respectively host the state and municipal governments. Billed as a symbol of Goiania, is shown in photographs as a backdrop for tourists. The monument was created in 1968 by artist Neusa Moraes. This is a fused structure with three hundred pounds of bronze and has s...|
Address: Praça Dr. Pedro Ludovico Teixeira - Setor Central Goiânia - GO, Brasil
Distance: 132.76km from the Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
Restaurants near to Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs
Vai Tomá no Kuka is a Brazilian Pastry restaurant that is roughly 120.38km from Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs and can be found at Rua C-30, s/n
Koyote is a Steak House restaurant that is roughly 120.45km from Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs and can be found at Rua C-104, 48
Pamonharia Regina is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 121.67km from Rio Quente Hydrothermal Springs and can be found at Av. Rio Grande do Sul, 10
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