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Maues – City of Guarana
Maues is one of the most beautiful cities in the Amazon;
known as the Guarana city, it has beautiful sandy beaches and
holds two famous festivals – Maues Summer Festival and The
Guarana Festival. Its early inhabitants, the Mundurucus and
Maues Indians, used to grow the Guarana fruit, which is the
basis for the well-known Brazilian soft drink.
The word Maues means “talking parrots” and comes
from one of the Indian tribes in the region. Maues has
22,000 inhabitants, with other 20,000 natives scattered over
140 villages along rivers in the region. Maues is located on
the Maues-Açu River and it can be reached 12 Manaus
– 267 km away – by regional boat in 18 hours, by fast boat
in 7 hours or by plane in 1 hour
Maues is an ideal starting point for adventure, including a
visit to the Amana Waterfall, or to old gold mines, caves, and
the jungle – with local Indian guides. Tourists may also visit
the Uraira reserve.