This is an accessible touristic point of great beauty. The site has been is now restored and illuminated. By night time, the city lights and the Mampituba river view enchants all visitors.
That's a mesmerizing sight of the city, from Mampituba river.
The breakwaters installation process involved huge machines and lasted from 1967 to 1971. Its objective was to turn the entrance and exit of fishing boats safer, and avoid floods that occurred in the past.
Nowadays, navigation is facilitated by lighthouses at the extreme sides of it, in Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina .