Praca Da Liberdade, Belo Horizonte

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Praca Da Liberdade, Belo Horizonte - Address

Address: Praca da Liberdade, s/n - Savassi, Belo Horizonte - MG, 30140-010, Brazil

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Belo Horizonte’s most important square derives its prominence from multiple sources. For one, it’s old, built between 1895 and 1897 when the new capital was being founded.

Secondly, it’s sheer architectural diversity is awesome. First modelled after Versailles in France, the oldest buildings are Neo-Classical, as are the gardens and fountains. Other architectural styles include Art Deco, Modern, and Post-Modern.

The circle of buildings surrounding the square are quite important too, a vast complex of spaces integrating art, popular culture, science and entertainment.

These includes:

  • The Cultural Center Bank of Brazil
  • The Knowledge Center UFMG
  • The Museum of Mines and Metal
  • The Memorial Minas Gerais
  • Fiat House of Culture
  • The Artistic Training Center
  • The Horizon Sebrae
  • ThePalácio da Liberdade
  • The State Public Library Luiz de Bessa
  • The Public Archives Miner
  • The Mining Museum

All taken together, these make up the Circuito Cultural Praça da Liberdade (Cultural Circuit of Freedom Square).

Always bustling with activity, the square is a great place for people watching. The surroundings are very pretty. There’s almost always a programme or the other going on. Street musicians never let up.

How To reach Praca Da Liberdade by Public Transport

  • Buses 105, 8108, 9103 stop Rua Da Bahia emfrenteaonumero 1900
  • Buses 2101, 2013, 2014, 4032, 4034, 4106, 4111, 5031, 5101, 8001A, 8016, 8017, 9106 stopPca Da Liberdadeemfrenteaonumero 150

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  • A must-see in BH. Beautiful, peaceful, colourful. Plus, most of the most interesting museums are around the square.

  • It is a good place to walk, lonely or in group also with your dogs. Calm environment, bring a book to read. Usually it hosts cultural events near the bandstand.

  • I went to see Hamlet at CCBB at Liberdade Square. A Lovely place to have fun.

  • Good place to go for a walk. Lovely neighborhood

  • Refreshingly beautiful!! Some nice people too..

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