Pouso Alegre Tourism

Pouso Alegre is a municipality in southern region of Minas Gerais state, Brazil with a population of 142.000 (2013) The literacy rate is 94.2%. The area of the municipality is 541 km². It lies in the valley of the Sapucaí River. Cities that form boundaries with Pouso Alegre are: Cachoeira de Minas, Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Careaçu, São Sebastião da Bela Vista, Estiva, Congonhal,São João da Mata and Silvianópolis. The distance to the state capital, Belo Horizonte, is 385 km, to São Paulo 202 km, and to Rio de Janeiro 390 km. The city is 8 km. from the main interstate highway BR-391 (Rodovia Fernão Dias), which connects São Paulo to Belo Horizonte. Pouso Alegre is an industrial center with industries in the food sector, textiles, and metallurgy. Many national and multinational enterprises have their plants here. Their activities include food (Unilever), clothing (Searchco), cars (Usiparts - Johnson Control's - Sumidenso), pharmaceuticals (Uniao Quimica, Sanobiol), glass (Sobral Invicta), and many other small and medium enterprises.

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Pouso Alegre in Brazil offers a unique experience to travellers. Pouso Alegre is located at a short trip away from Campos Do Jordao a major city in Brazil. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Campos Do Jordao for its bountiful attractions like Morro Do Elefante, Ducha De Prata, Amantikir Jardins on your trip to Pouso Alegre. A vacation to Pouso Alegre can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

Pouso Alegre is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Pouso Alegre before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.5 (High)
  • How safe is Pouso Alegre for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pouso Alegre.

    • Burglary and Theft 40 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 80 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 45 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 65 (High)
    • Attacks 30 (Low)
    • Drug offense 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 30 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 65 (High)
    • Safety Index 50.29 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 30.17 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45 (High)
    • Health Care Index 48.15 (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.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pouso Alegre

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.41 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.78 USD

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