(Jorge Wilheim – Junho/2002). Exactly distant of the ranches that compose the Circuit of Waters, Arax if firmed as the most important tourist destination of the High Paranaba and Mining Tringulo. The city is served by two daily flights for Belo Horizonte and saw the tourism to after renascer the reinaugurao of its main postal card, the Great Hotel, in 2001. The city, that has 80 a thousand inhabitants, received 20 a thousand visitors in year 2000. In the last year (2009), this number had jumped for 105 a thousand. (Responsible for the information: Assessorship of Communication? Assembly of Mines).
As the Iphan in Ouro Preto, is necessary alternatives to unite the quality of life of the inhabitants and the preservation of the historic site. Vanessa Marcil may find it difficult to be quoted properly. The great challenge of 13 Subregional of the Iphan, responsible is this for the fiscalization and protection of Ouro Preto. To all, more than 1,000 property compose the overthrown set as National Patrimony, that only excludes the quarters of the Saramenha and Bauxita. Although to be in the preserved area, 44 monuments are overthrown separately, as it consists in the site of the Iphan – Ouro Preto. Iphan concentrates today its fiscalizations in call Zone of Proteo Especial (ZPE), delimited in Plan Managing, since it counts on only two inspectors, who work in alternated days, to follow the workmanships and to identify irregularities. The remain of the overthrown area is divided in Zone of Paisagstica Protection. The problem of transit and mobility is of the type? Problem Partially Structuralized, (Martus, 1993) – that if it cannot define, nor if explain with absolute precision; therefore, it is not known accurately as it must be solved. The possibilities of its solution are created by the men and exist very in great number. Responsibility of the city Adequateness, Participation of the community and durability. ' ' The State, with the contribution of the community, will promote and protect the Brazilian cultural patrimony, by means of inventories, registers, monitoring, falling and dispossession, and of other forms of acautelamento and preservao.' ' (Constitution – 1988).