Lavras is a Brazilian municipality of the region of the Field of the Verts, pertaining to the state of Minas Gerais.The city’s population numbered approximately 102,728 people as of 2018. Lavras has a high index of quality of life, being known internationally due to its university centers of excellence. After the Proclamation of the Republic, Lavras consolidated itself as one of the main regional poles of Minas Gerais, being the birthplace of Francisco Sales - important politician of the Old Republic. One of the strengths of Lavras is the good educational level of its population, indicating an educational situation in the municipality as one of the best in the state. In addition to the cultural options offered by the museums, theaters and campuses of the local universities, the city has several attractions, one of which is the Forest Park Quedas do Rio Bonito (forest reserve maintained by the Abraham Kasinski Association). The park area includes many attractions such as waterfalls, hiking trails, pedal boats, natural pools, restaurant, lookout, waterfall, zip line and playground. Get to know the main sights of Lavras: Serra do Campestre (or Bocaina): the highest point of the city. Depending on the visibility it is possible to see the city of São Thomé das Letras, Lamps, São Bento Abade, Ijaci and other neighboring cities. Cachoeira dos Ipês, one of the main tourist attractions of Lavras. The waterfall has an exuberant fall, nook of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: house of retreat and events of the parish of Sant'Ana de Lavras. Church of Our Lady of the Rosary: known like Matrix of Sant'ana, was registered by the National Institute of the Historical Patrimony. Museums of Natural History and Bi Moreira: located in the Historical Campus of UFLA (Federal University of Lavras). Plaza in the North Zone: it has an old steam locomotive, popularly called "Maria-Fumaça" in memory of the former employees.