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Capitlio is on the shores of Lake Furnas in the Serra da Canastra region in Minas Gerais and in recent years it has consolidated itself as one of the most important tourist destinations in Brazil. This small mining town is the gateway for most tourists visiting the region.

The Furnas Lake is without a doubt the main attraction of the region. Known as the Sea of Minas, this artificial lake was opened in 1965, bathes 34 municipalities and covers 1,440 km. It is considered one of the most extensive in the world.

Capitlio fica s margens do Lago de Furnas na regio da Serra da Canastra em Minas Gerais e nos ltimos anos se consolidou como um dos destinos tursticos mais importantes do Brasil. Essa pequena cidade mineira a porta de entrada para a maioria dos turistas que visitam a regio.

O Lago de Furnas sem dvidas a principal atrao da regio. Conhecido como o mar de Minas, esse lago artificial foi inaugurado em 1965, banha 34 municpios e tem 1.440 km. considerado um dos mais extensos do mundo.

Nikon D40 1/500s f/7.1 35mm Iso400

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