Belem is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Belem one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Belem is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Belem or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Belem. Explore the historical monuments of Belem with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Belem guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Belem page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Belem landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Belem.
#1 of 6 Historical Places in Belem | Added 487 times in trip plans
Av. Castilho Franca, s / n - Campina, Belém - PA, 66053-150, Brazil
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
What used to be three run down warehouses were converted into the city’s most popular hangout in 2000. The docks bring together food, performance art, fashion and events over 32 thousand square meters. Over six thousand people visit the place every day. There are six restaurants, a tavern, exhibitions on the ports history and urban archaeolog...
#2 of 6 Historical Places in Belem | Added 461 times in trip plans
Av. Nazareth 1300 - Nazareth, Bethlehem - PA, 66035-140, Brazil
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
The Cirio de Nazare is Brazil’s most beautiful catholic event, and it’s been happening here, associated to this city, and more recently this church, for over 200 years. The church was built in 1852 on the site where an image of the Lady of Nazareth was found. You can still see the image inside the church, today. During the festival, the...
#3 of 6 Historical Places in Belem | Added 438 times in trip plans
240 - R. Siqueira Mendes, 2 - Old Town Bethlehem - PA, 66020-600, Brazil
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Belem was founded with the construction of this fort, the ruins of which now recall an imposing, stolid but beautiful stronghold. It was built to protect Portuguese colonial interests from other colonial forces that might sail up river. Used in conflict several times, the fort was rebuilt a number of times with additional artillery, which you can s...
#4 of 6 Historical Places in Belem | Added 387 times in trip plans
Praça Dom Pedro II, s / n - Old Town Bethlehem - PA, 66020-310, Brazil
02:00 pm - 07:00 pm
This 18th century church was completed in 1771 on the site of an earlier church. From the outside, it is a masterpiece of mixed art, combining elements of Baroque, Rococo, and Neo-Classical influences. The towers follow the model of Bologna churches. Inside, the church is lavishly decorated. It has a classic organ, richly adorned wall panels, large...
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Praça Amazonas, s/n - Jurunas, Belém - PA, 66025-070, Brazil
09:00 am - 06:30 pm
The St. Joseph Liberto was first a convent (1749), but afterwards adopted many other roles – ammunitions magazine, barracks, hospital and prison. In 2002, though, it was reopened as a gem museum. You’ll find here today the Polo Jeweller and Artisan House and the Para Gems Museum. The museum has about 4000 pieces, exhibited over 5 rooms,...
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Praça da República Reduto Belém - PA Brazil
Despite many attempts to tame the wilderness that once existed here, nothing truly succeeded until the name of the Largo da Campina was changed to Praca da Republica, and it was decided that a monument to the republic would be erected here.
The monument, by Michele Sebastiano, is of a woman representing democracy; with an olive branch in one hand f...