There is a garden in the Furnas Valley for over two hundred years. From the top of the Mirador do Pico do Ferro, one can see that it is not exactly a valley. It is a crater, 7 kilometers in diameter, the last memory of a long dormant volcano.
Although initially ignored by the first settlers, the Furnas Valley began to be popular at the end of the century. XVIII, due to the growing interest in the use of mineral waters for the treatment of diseases such as rheumatism and obesity. The Furnas had hundreds of small springs and streams, all with different properties. Terra Nostra Park was in the center of this magnificent hydroponic.
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