Cultural Heritage - Duas Barras


A statue in honor to the illustrious son of Duas Barras, singer Martinho da Vila, weighs nearly 200kg and is 1.74 meters tall. The sculpture is signed by Ique, the cartoonist, responsible for the statues of Michael Jackson, in the Santa Marta Hill, and Chacrinha, at the Botanical Garden, both in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Martinho da Vila Statue. Photo: Cris Isidoro/Diadorim Ideias.

The statue of the samba player is on Vale Encantado viewpoint, quoted in "Meu Off Rio", a song written and sung by Martinho da Vila. The viewpoint offers a beautiful view of the Mountains and valleys.

Vale Encantado View. Photo: Cris Isidoro/Diadorim Ideias.

General Information

Address: RJ-144 Highway, Duas Barras.

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