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Quinta do Caju is one of the 8 favelas in Complexo do Caju.

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Quinta do Caju is one of the 8 favelas in Complexo do Caju.

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Caju is a neighborhood in the Port Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. It was once an upscale neighborhood, but today it has become more of a slum complex in the locality.

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The community that is close to the São Cristóvão neighborhood is known for housing the most important part of the port, the Presidente Costa e Silva bridge, as well as the Memorial do Carmo, São Francisco Xavier, Ordem Terceira da Penitência, and the Communal Cemetery. Israeli.

The origin of the name of the neighborhood is interesting. The farms and farms in the region had many cashew trees, but there is another version that says it is due to a hill located in the neighborhood that was shaped like a cashew nut.

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With approximately 20,477 inhabitants, according to data from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics – IBGE, the complex has 8 small favelas: São Sebastião, Ladeira dos Trabalhadores, Quinta do Caju, Parque Nossa Senhora da Penha (Manilha) , Parque Boa Esperança (Chatuba), Parque Conquista (950 or 9 rooster), Clemente Ferreira and Parque da Alegria.

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Despite being a neighborhood forgotten by the authorities, Caju was part of an important part of our country's history. There is located the Bath House of D. João VI that served for the medicinal baths of his majesty after being injured by a tick.

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The place housed part of the 18,000 Portuguese who came with the royal family. The farm where the King took a bath is preserved, and currently houses the Comlurb Museum, constituting one of the unique historical spaces in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The region became the first sea bathing area in the city, being frequented by the entire royal family until D. Pedro II.

BF2all - - 1,144 comments

nice map edit, you also worked on the sound?

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