A walk through Agreste / Trairí
Culture, adventure and religious tourism await you.
This Polo enchants its visitors with the beauty of this piece of the northeastern hinterland, with beautiful mountains, flagstones and rocks, forming the ideal setting for the practice of adventure tourism.
The craftsmanship and religious tourism are also attractions of this Polo. On the border with Paraíba, Jacana stands out for two cultural events: the Craft Fair and the traditional Chestnut Festival. The city produces about 150 tons of fruit per year.
In Santa Cruz, religious tourism predominates. The main attraction is the Alto de Santa Rita, a statue in honor of the saint, located on Mount Carmel. It is the largest statue of the entire American continent and the largest Catholic image of the planet with 56 meters high.
Another city that charms its visitors is Serra de São Bento, with its pleasantly cool climate and idyllic landscape. The city has several attractions, including: Paradise Falls, Stone Troxa, Cruise, Place of Souls, among others.
Castle Zé dos Montes, Sierra of Tapuia in the New Site of Municipality, is an attraction in itself. He calls attention to the harsh landscape of Natal. With numerous white towers contrasts with the gray of the saws. Castle on the Rock? Yes. The north of the Rio Grande is eclectic.
The chapel, located in the center of the building is the convergence area of three large stones. In one, Zé dos Montes, responsible for designing the curious complex of faith and mysticism, sent carve an altar in honor of Our Lady. He even claims to have received the holy instructions to build the castle.
They are part of the pole: Santa Cruz, Coronel Ezequiel, Jacana, Japi, Mountains, Mount of Gameleiras, New Cross, Passa e Fica, São Bento do Trairi, Caiada Serra, Serra de São Bento, Sítio Novo and Tangara.