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Belo Horizonte from ‘A’ to ‘Z’
28-04-2017
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Thinking about your comfortable stay here in Brazil we collected a few informations about Belo Horizonte. If you’re planning on going there, you should check some general tips and touristic places we’ve selected.

The City

Belo Horizonte is the capital of Minas Gerais state  and a perfect place to get to know Brazilian history. The city brings together many parts of this very diverse state, it has many cultural spots and touristic places to visit, also its architecture is a mix of classical and contemporary constructions.

 

Average Weather

In Belo Horizonte, the wet season is warm and mostly cloudy, while the dry season is warm, bright, and mostly clear. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 55°F to 84°F and is rarely below 50°F or above 90°F.

The warmest month of the year is January, with the average of 73,22Fº. In June the average tempeture 62,78Fº, it is the lowest temperature of the entire year.

 

Hospital

Hospital Mater Dei Santo Agostinho

Address: Rua Gonçalves Dias, 2700 – Santo Agostinho. Postal code – 30140-082.

Phone: +55 (31) 3339-9000

 

Places to visit in Belo Horizonte

 

Pampulha Lagoon (Lagoa da Pampulha)Pampulha e mineirão 

A large lagoon constructed in 1940. Pampulha is completely man-made, although is very natural in its appearance. Many local attractions surround Pampulha Lagoon, such as Mineirao Stadium and Sao Francisco de Assis Church.

Location: South-westerly side of Belo Horizonte

 

 

 

Ecological Park of Pampulha (Parque Ecológico da Pampulha)

Inaugurated in 2004, the Ecological Park of Pampulha is a good location for staying outdoors, hiking and get to know a bit more of Belo Horizonte citizen.

Address: Avenue Otacílio Negrão de Lima, 7111. Postal Code – 31365-450

Phone: +55 (31) 3277-7439

 

Soccer Stadium – Mineirão (Mineirão – Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto)

The soccer stadium, Governador Magalhães Pinto, also known as Mineirão, is the biggest stadium in the city and the fifth in Brazil. Its project was design by Oscar Niemeyer, a famous Brazilian architecture, and it was built between 1942 and 1944.

Address: Avenida Antônio Abrahão Caran, 1001 – São José. Postal code – 31275-000

 

Mines and Metals Museum (Museu das Minas e do Metal – MMM)

Launched in 2010, the museum located in the Cultural Circuit of the Liberty Square, has an important collection on mining and metallurgy documentation of the main economic operations of Minas Gerais. It’s an important place to get to know the history of the state.

 

Address: Square of liberty – Pink building. (Praça da Liberdade – Prédio Rosa)

Postal code: 30140-01

Learn more about the Museum.

 

 

BhcentramarketCentral Market of Belo Horizonte (Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte)

Launched in 1929, the Central Market is the perfect place to find the most remarkable flavors and spices from Minas Gerais.

Address: Avenida Augusto de Lima, 744. Downtown. Postal Code – 30190-922

Phone: +55 (31) 3274-9497

 

 

 

Bars and Restaurants

Studio Bar

Address: Guajajaras, 842. Downtown. Postal code – 03319-000

Phone:+55 (31) 3047-1020

Info: Live music, drinks food

 

Nasala (nightclub)

Address: Ponteio Lar Shopping, 120 – Santa Lucia. Postal Code: 30320-901
Phone: +55 (31) 3286-4705

Info: Electronic music nightclub.

 

Bar de Esquina

Address: Rua Sergipe, 146. Downtown. Postal code – 30130-170

Phone: +55 (31) 3224-1772

Info: restaurant with snacks and exhibition of soccer matches on big screens.

 

fogodechãobhFogo de Chão Steakhouse  (Churascaria Fogo de Chão)

Address: Rua Sergipe, 1208 Neighbourhood – Savassi. Postal code – 30130-170
Phone +55 (31) 3227-2730

 

Porcão Steakhouse  (Churrascaria Porcão)

Address: Avenue Raja Gabáglia, 2671. Neighbourhood – São Bento. Postal code – 30350-540
Phone: +55 (31) 3293-8787



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