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Poco do Marimbondo Waterfall

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Address: Vale do Pavao, 9 km de terra, Visconde de Maua, State of Rio de Janeiro 27553-000, Brazil

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Beautiful, surrounded by Atlantic Forest

Poço do Marimbondo comprises a couple of small, narrow waterfalls forming pools where one can swim in the middle of plush Atlantic Forest. The area can be accessed following the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Poço do Marimbondo comprises a couple of small, narrow waterfalls forming pools where one can swim in the middle of plush Atlantic Forest. The area can be accessed following the Vale do Pavão gravel road starting just a couple of kilometers before Maringá village; depending on the road conditions, it is advisable to park after driving 4-5 km and then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

Absolutely gorgeous, definitely worth taking a dive and enjoying the refreshing cool water... Quite a steep climb on the way back though!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

Difficult place to get, only with local people, but a wonderful place to spend some hours in peace. It is better to leave the car about 4 km before and walk the way to the marimbondo waterfalls.

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