Highland city of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Teresopolis was founded in the first half of the nineteenth century. The name, she won the Emperor D. Pedro II, who honored his consort, the Empress Teresa Cristina. Nevertheless, the main local treasures are not related to the historical past, but the nature and gastronomy. The region is Teresópolis is a true freak of nature. There, Serra Bodies covered by Atlantic Forest, attracts visitors from Brazil and abroad, enchanted with their lush flora and fauna. Teresópolis is 910 meters high, is the highest city in the state.
Fonte: ShowCase Rio de Janeiro