Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Belo Horizonte is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Belo Horizonte a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Belo Horizonte.
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Best of Art and Cultural Places to Visit
Discover the local culture and art of Belo Horizonte.
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Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
This massive art and culture complex has become so influential that it has become indispensable to the city’s cultural identity.
Its 900,000 square meters covers:
Three Theatres:Grand Theatre, Juvenal Dias room,and TeatroJoãoCeschiatti
The Humberto Mauro Cinema
Four Art Galerries: Large gallery Alberto da VeigaGuignard, Genesco Murta ...
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Av. Dr Otacílio Negrao Lima, 16585 - Pampulha, Belo Horizonte - MG, 31365-450, Brazil
09:00 am - 06:30 pm
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 st...
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Praca da Liberdade, 450 - Funcionários, Belo Horizonte - MG, 30140-010, Brazil
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
The Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil located across four Brazilian cities is among the most visited museum organisations in the world, with 74 million visitors annually. Like the other branches, this centre’s aim is to promote creation and exhibition of art over its 12000 metre square floor space. These arts cover theatre, cinema, music and de...
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Avenue Otacilio Negrao de Lima, 3000 - Pampulha, Belo Horizonte - MG, 31365-450, Brazil
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The centrepiece of architect Oscar Niemeyer’s Pampulha complex, this church’s unusual and curvaceous form was declared obscene by the ecclesiastical authorities of the time. Such was its notoriety that for 14 years services were banned from the church.
Its highlights are:
Fourteen mosaics byCândidoPortinari on the life of the sai...
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Praca Da Savassi, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
This public square is at the confluence of four roads: Cristóvão Colombo Avenue,Getúlio Vargas Avenue, PernambucoStreet and Antônio de Albuquerque Street. Diogo de Vasconcelos was a prominent art and culture conservation activist. The square is a popular meeting place with the locals, and thus a great place for people wat...
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Rua dos Tupis, 164 - Centro, Belo Horizonte - MG, 30160-041, Brazil
07:30 am - 07:00 pm
This striking church is one of the oldest and most beautiful in the city. If you stand in front of the façade, it looks as though the elegant building were about launch, to take flight into the sky. The insides of the church are as colourful as the outsides. It has a great and precious collection of art. Mass is held everyday. Check the buil...
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R. Rio de Janeiro, 1046 - Centro, Belo Horizonte - MG, 30160-041, Brazil
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
Literature, culture, theatre and cinema all meet at this art centre and theatre. With a capacity to seat 1312 people, the centre’s schedule is nearly always full. There is an arts and crafts shop, an art gallery, a cafe and other multi-purposed spaces. Though the centre has just recently been opened, it has quickly gained popular and critical...
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R. da Bahia, 1.596 - Lourdes, Belo Horizonte - MG, Brazil
01:00 pm - 05:00 pm
This Roman Catholic Church was built in 1923 in Gothic Architectural style. Its figure is striking; it seems to leap for the sky from the ground. From the outside, it looks regal, stately. Its insides are beautifully decorated with mosaics and frescoes. The cross of the church is made of rock crystal. Also of significance are three statues of the L...