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Visit Vila Paraiso Rubber Museum

Learn all about the production process of rubber, one of Brazil’s largest exports, on this highly educational tour of Vila Paraiso’s rubber museum. You might recognize some of the surroundings, for this is the very city where this year’s movie “The Jungle” was filmed; so keep an eye open for corners and locations that could ring a bell! Once you have reached Vila Paraiso, your visit officially begins at a waterfront warehouse, where tons of rubber were boarded onto ships to be transported and sold all over the world. Here, you will get the chance to enter the Rubber Master House, a magnificent architectural construction that comes to prove just how much wealth lay behind the rubber industry in Brazil, especially with the industry boom after the war effort. Move on to see the “large tent”, a space where the tools for producing rubber were arranged and stored. While on the premises, take a peek into the “chapel” and other interesting premises such as the flour warehouse. Later on, take a short jungle walk for a chance to see the fascinating rubber trees upfront. While in the bush, you will also see how the locals used to collect it. Discover where rubber balls were placed to be submitted to the smoking process and, last but not least, enter the little houses where this enterprises’ employees used to reside. Before calling it a day, enjoy a break at the beautiful Tupe Beach, where you can take a plunge in the sea or sunbathe to your heart’s content. Learn all about the production process of rubber, one of Brazil’s largest exports, on this highly educational tour of Vila Paraiso’s rubber museum. You might recognize some of the surroundings, for this is the very city where this year’s movie “The Jungle” was filmed; so keep an eye open for corners and locations that could ring a bell! Once you have reached Vila Paraiso, your visit o Meeting/pick-up point: Roundtrip transfer to most hotels. Duration: Four hours. Start/opening time: 8.45am. Languages: English and Spanish.