The Centennial Aqueduct

Built in 1893 by Dom Pedro II to water supply of the quarantine's house of Ilha Grande, the aqueduct was undoubtedly one of the main buildings of the imperial times of Brazil.
It would take a large volume of water to supply the colony, wich received many slaves brought from Africa, then was erected this building in Taipa, called Aqueduct 125 meters extension.
The aqueduct is about 20 minutes walk from the village starting Abraham (the left corner of the beach). The ruins can be visited and are near to the Aqueduct's waterfall. Currently, it is one of the few historical monuments of the Big Island that can be easily played.
Next to it, can also be visited the ruins of Lazaretto, where you can still see the saddles and grills lobby.