Attractive and charming at the same time . .
|* Chapel São João Batista|
|* House of Casimiro de Abreu|
|* City park «As Primaveras»|
|* The church of Sagrada Família|
|* Old colonial styled houses and the avenue with old trees along the river|
|* Rio & Morro São João (river & mountain)|
|* The beaches «Prainha» and «Praião»|
|* Nature protection areas|
|* Music- & cultural festivals|
|The probably most pictorially place of Barra de São João is located by the hill of the chapel São João Batista where meet the river and the sea .|
The birthplace of Casimiro de Abreu is a museum and culture center today. it possesses an auditorium, a library, art halls and a little exhibition over the poet. He died because of tuberculosis, that's thereason why most of his property was burned.
dunes raise itself to «prainha», the little beach, full of nice beach bars. From the church hill, you have a lovely outlook over the city, the sea, the river and the mountains. Especially in the evening, nice photos can be taken of the sinking sun that reflect itself in the river.