13 Sights in Belém, Brazil (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Belém, Brazil. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 13 sights are available in Belém, Brazil.List of cities in BrazilSightseeing Tours in Belém
1. Belém Cathedral
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. The cathedral is dedicated to Our Lady of Grace, and dates to the earliest settlement of the Portuguese in Belém. The first chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Grace was a temporary structure inside the Presépio Fort; it was moved to a large square in front of the fort. The current structure, the third, was built in the Baroque style, but was later modified with numerous Neoclassical architecture elements by the architect João Landi. The cathedral was listed as a historic structure by the National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute in 1940.
2. Forte do Castelo
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.
3. Palacete Bolonha
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.
4. Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi
The Emílio Goeldi Museum of Pará, popularly known as the Goeldi Museum, is a public museum and scientific institution and a Brazilian zoobotanical park, founded in 1911 by naturalist Domingos Soares Ferreira Penna, in the Brazilian municipality of Belém, linked to the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Federal Government. It is the first zoobotanical park in Brazil, the oldest scientific institution in the Amazon and the second museum of Brazilian natural history.
5. Parque da Residência
The Park of Residence is a Brazilian park and theater located in the city of Belém (Pará), initially was the official residence of the state governors until the 1980s, home of parliamentarians Enéas Martins (1913-1917), Lauro Sodré (1917-1921 ) and, Magalhães Barata (1930-1935). It was also headquartered by the Executive Secretariat of Culture (Secult) of the State of Pará. After renovation was transformed into a cultural tourist space (park).
6. Igreja do Carmo
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).
7. Theatro da Paz
Theatro da Paz, is a theater located in the Praça da República on the city of Belém, capital of the state of Pará, in Brazil. It was built following neoclassical architectural lines during 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 foundation stone of the theater on March 3, 1869.
8. Casa das Onze Janelas
The Casa das Eleven Windows Cultural Space, initially called Palace of Eleven Windows, 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 a palace of eleven windows by the owner of sugar mill Domingos da Costa Bacelar.
9. Centro de Ciências e Planetário do Pará
The Pará Science and Planetary Center - Sebastião Sodré da Gama, better known as the Pará Planetarium, is a Science Museum linked to the State University of Pará (UEPA), located in the city of Belém, Pará. It was the first of the northern region of Brazil, founded on 30 in September 1999.
10. Igreja de Santo Alexandre
The Church and College of St. Alexander were the headquarters of the Society of Jesus in the city of Belém do Pará at the time of Colonial Brazil. The former Jesuit complex, one of the most important still existing in the country, currently houses the Museum of Sacred Art of Pará.
11. Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Mercês
Our Businesswoman's Church is located in the Piazza de Viscount de Baijiang, commonly known as the Businesswoman's Square, in the city of Belem in the state of Baima, Brazil. It is an integral part of the architectural combination of the Monastery of the Daughters of Ma Qian.
12. Praça Siqueira Campos
Siqueira Campos Square or Clock Square is a public place, located at the dock of Ver-o-Peso on Portugal Avenue, in the Velha City neighborhood, in the Brazilian city of Belém, in the state of Pará. Known for housing a huge English clock at its center.
13. Basílica-Santuário de Nossa Senhora de Nazaré
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.
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