The safest place in Rio

8 Feb

There is indeed no safer place in Rio nowadays than this small community called CHAPÉU MANGUEIRA, in LEME.

Chapéu Mangueira is a former favela controlled by traffickers recently taken over by a 24-hour-Peace-Making-Police Patrol called UPP which has restored peace  to the community and enhanced tourism.

The Association of Residents (AACM) has developed a very interesting tour through the hills giving visitors a unique opportunity to see old Army Vigil Posts, as they pass by old preserved vegetation such as the Pau-brasil tree, heliconias augustas, along with marmosets, macaws and son on, besides learning a bit of the history of the community meeting traditional families…

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