10 Sights in Belém, Brazil (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Belém, Brazil. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Belém, Brazil.

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1. Forte do Castelo

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Forte do Presépio is a fort located in Belém, Pará, Brazil. It was built in 1616 by Francisco Caldeira Castelo Branco at Maúri Point, a promontory on the right bank of the mouth of the Guamá River and Guajará Bay. The first chapel in Belém was located in the fort. It was a temporary structure and was dedicated to Our Lady of Grace, and was moved a few years later to the current Largo da Sé, and became the Cathedral of Our Lady of Grace in the 18th century. The fort was listed as a historic structure by the National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute in 1961.

Wikipedia: Forte do Presépio (EN)

2. Palacete Bolonha

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The Bolonha Mansion is a historic residence in Belém, Pará, Brazil. It was built between 1905 and 1908 by the architect Francisco Bolonha (1872-1939) as a gift to his wife Alice Tem-Brink; he is also noted as the father of the modernist architect Francisco de Paula Lemos Bolonha. Bolonha was travelled extensively to Europe, and his works were greatly influence by Gustave Eiffel. The Bolonha Palace is a strong example of eclectic architecture in Brazil. It was listed as a historic structure by the Department of Historic, Artistic and Cultural Heritage of Pará in 1982.

Wikipedia: Bolonha Mansion (EN)

3. Parque da Residência

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The Parque da Residência is a Brazilian park and theater located in the city of Belém (Pará), initially the official residence of the governors of the state until the 1980s, home to parliamentarians Enéas Martins (1913-1917), Lauro Sodré (1917-1921) and Magalhães Barata (1930-1935). It was also the head office of the Executive Secretariat of Culture (SECULT) of the state of Pará. After renovation it was transformed into a cultural tourist space (park).

Wikipedia: Parque da Residência (PT)

4. Theatro da Paz

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Theatro da Paz, is a brazilian theater located in the Praça da República on the city of Belém, capital of the state of Pará, in Brazil. Theatro da Paz was built following neoclassical architectural lines, within the golden age of rubber in Amazon Basin. It is considered the most important culture house in northern Brazil. Its name has been suggested by bishop D. Macedo Costa, who also launched the fundamental stone of its construction, on March 3, 1869.

Wikipedia: Theatro da Paz (EN)

5. Igreja do Carmo

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The Church of Our Lady of Carmo is a Catholic church dedicated to Our Lady of Carmo and located in the Historic Center of Belém. The existing construction dates from the 18th century, having, in its history, the participation of architect Antônio Landi. It was restored in 2015, at the initiative of the Archdiocese of Belém do Pará in partnership with Vale and supported by the National Institute of Historical and Artistic Heritage (IPHAN).

Wikipedia: Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Carmo (Belém) (PT)

6. Belém Cathedral

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The Our Lady of Grace Cathedral also called Catedral Nossa Senhora de Belém. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Belém do Pará and is located in the old quarter of the city in Belém in Brazil. It was initially built in the Baroque style, but was later modified with numerous Neoclassical architecture elements. The cathedral was listed as a historic structure by the National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute in 1940.

Wikipedia: Our Lady of Grace Cathedral, Belém (EN)

7. Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi

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The goeldi Museum, commonly known as the goeldi Museum, is a public museum and scientific institution, a zoonotic park in Brazil, founded in 1911 in the city of Belem by naturalist ferreira penna under the federal government's Ministry of Science and Technology. It is the first zoological park in Brazil, the oldest scientific institution in the Amazon, and the second Brazilian Museum of Natural History.

Wikipedia: Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi (PT)

8. Casa das Onze Janelas

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Espaço Cultural Casa das Onze Janelas, initially called Palacete das Onze Janelas, is a museum, multicultural space and historical building located in the Brazilian city of Belém, in the state of Pará, which since 2002 houses the museum of contemporary art. Built in the eighteenth century as Palacete das Onze Janelas by the owner of sugar mill Domingos da Costa Bacelar.

Wikipedia: Palacete das Onze Janelas (PT)

9. Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Mercês

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The Church of Our Lady of Mercy is located in the Visconde do Rio Branco square, popularly known as Praça das Mercês, in the city of Belém, in the Brazilian state of Pará. It is an integral part of the architectural ensemble of the Convent of the Mercedarians.

Wikipedia: Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Mercês (Belém) (PT)

10. Basílica-Santuário de Nossa Senhora de Nazaré

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The Basilica Sanctuary of Our Lady of Nazareth began to be erected in 1909, in the place where the image of Our Lady of Nazareth was found by Plácido José de Souza in the city of Belém, in the state of Pará, on the banks of the Murutucu Igarapé.

Wikipedia: Basílica de Nossa Senhora de Nazaré (PT)

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