It’s not often a complex is built for sheer architectural vanity, but that’s what master architect Oscar Niemeyer did in the 1940s. Postcard-picture perfect, the complex’s sinuous and curving architecture is fascinating and beautiful.
There are three main structures:
- Museu de Arte da Pampulha (Pampulha Museum of Modern Art): A stunning glass and concrete construct with landscaped gardens; it was once a thriving casino.
- Casa da Baile (House of Dance): An exhibition and workshop centre for architecture and design, with a collection of Oscar Niemeyer’s own sketches.
- Igreja de Sao Francisco de Assis (St. Francis of Assisi Church): An elegant if unconventional looking church with 14 pretty mosaics describing the life and times of St. Francis of Assisi.
Entrance Ticket Details For Conjunto Arquitetonico Da Pampulha
- Check the TripHobo listings of the independent attractions for their admission fees.
Conjunto Arquitetonico Da Pampulha Hours
- Museu de Arte da Pampulha: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
- Casa De Baile: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
- St. Francis of Assisi Church: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
How to Reach Conjunto Arquitetonico Da Pampulha
- Buses 510, 614, 615, 616, , 618, , 643, S51, S55 stop Ave Portugal em frente ao numero 2481
- Buses 609, 618, 620, 645 stop Ave Ministro Guilhermino De Oliveira em frente ao numero 159
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26.78% of people who visit Belo Horizonte include Conjunto Arquitetonico Da Pampulha in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
55.17% of people start their Conjunto Arquitetonico Da Pampulha visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Conjunto Arquitetonico Da Pampulha
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