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This mill is only 87 km from Recife, in the Siriji valley, on the Serra das Mascarenhas, the highest spot on this mountain ridge, Jundiá Peak.
Along with raising sheep and cattle, planting bananas, sugar cane, rural tourism is a key aspect of Engenho Jundiá these days.
Day use visits to the architectural complex, and the area surrounding the mill (1817), include a small-museum, a mansion furnished according to the epoch, tropical Atlantic Forest trails, and the Chapel of Miracles, 450 meters above sea level.
Relying on jewels of intense natural beauty, including preserved tracts of the Tropical Atlantic Forest, maily in the hilly and forested areas qhere ecotorism has been developed, a variety of companies and educational institutions have placed the mill high on their list of most popular destinations.