58) The Cadeia bridge with its Roman-style arches over the Córrego do Lenheiro which ruts through the city. In the background is the white city hall building. São João was strategically located between the mining areas and the cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.58) A ponte Cadeia, com seus arcos em estilo romano, sobre o Córrego do Lenheiro, que passa através da cidade. Ao fundo está o prédio branco da prefeitura. São João delRei estava estrategicamente situada entre as áreas de mineração e as cidades do Rio de Janeiro e São Paulo.
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Brazil: The Colonial Legacy of Minas Gerais