On a visit to Belo Horizonte you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Belo Horizonte. These places are what Belo Horizonte is all about. These must see places in Belo Horizonte will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Praca da Liberdade, s/n - Savassi, Belo Horizonte - MG, 30140-010, Brazil
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 a...
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Avenida Antonio Abrahao Caram, 1001 - Sao Jose (Pampulha), Belo Horizonte - MG, 31275-000, Brazil
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Brazil’s 5th largest football stadium has held many important matches, and was one of the venues for the FIFA World Cup 2014. It’s construction and history has seen both pluses and minuses; for example, while it was the second stadium in the world to meet the environmental certification Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, it&...
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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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R. Pedro Jose Pardo, 1000 - Mangabeiras, Belo Horizonte - MG, Brazil
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
As recently as the 1990s this place was simply a street with some arresting views of the city, but not something tourists went out of their way to see. Over the last two decades however, slow and steady changes have made this one Belo Horizonte’s most indispensable tourist trap. Today, it’s a tree lined boulevard of two wooden decks, wi...
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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 Liberdade, s/n - Funcionarios, Belo Horizonte - MG, 30140-010, Brazil
10:00 am - 05:30 pm
It’s a museum, not a memorial. The historic and beautiful neo-classical 1897 building is where Belo Horizonte’s foundation stone was set. The Vale is a major mining company with its roots in this city. In this museum, it pays tribute to those roots in two ways. First, it promotes dialogues with the artist community, and second, it striv...
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Av. Jose do Patrocinio Bridges, 580 - Magabeiras, Belo Horizonte - MG, 30130-090, Brazil
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Located on the Serra do Curral (part of the mountain massif of the Espinhaco), this municipal park is magnificent indeed - 2.3 million m² forests on grounds landscaped by the renowned Burle Marx. It is the city’s favourite green retreat, and is visited by 30000 people every month.
The wildlife is abundant too - 28 species of mammals, 160...
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Av. Afonso Pena, S/n - Centro, Belo Horizonte - MG, 30161-970, Brazil
08:00 am - 02:00 pm
Once a week, on Sundays, this immensely popular flea market springs up in front of the Municipal Park. Wares are what you’d expect - furniture, musical instruments, antiques, home décor, food, jewelry, paintings, crafts. The great part is the bustle and vitality of the market. It feels like the entire city turns out to enjoy it. It&rsq...