Congonhas Tourism

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Congonhas (Congonhas do Campo) is a historical Brazilian city located in the state of Minas Gerais. It is situated 90 kilometres (56 mi) south from Belo Horizonte, the capital of state of Minas Gerais, by the highway BR-040. The city has a population of 50,000. The city is known for its basilica - the Santuário do Bom Jesus do Matosinhos - and associated soapstone sculptures which were commissioned by Portuguese adventurer, Feliciano Mendes in the 18th century. It was created by Aleijadinho, one of the best artists in the baroque style in the world. The twelve sculptures of old testament prophets around the terrace are considered one of his finest works. In 1985 the Sanctuary was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Congonhas in Brazil offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Congonhas, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Belo Horizonte. Attractions in Belo Horizonte include Praca Da Liberdade, Estadio Governador Magalhaes Pinto, Palacio Das Artes. Tour packages of Congonhas are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Congonhas*

  • Congonhas: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Congonhas for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Congonhas.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Congonhas - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Congonhas

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Congonhas

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.33 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.83 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.42 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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