Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 11 sights
Distance 7.7 km
Ascend 210 m
Descend 226 m

Explore Belo Horizonte in Brazil with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Belo Horizonte

Sight 1: Matriz de Santa Efigênia

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The Church of Santa Efigênia dos Militares is a Roman Catholic church located in the Santa Efigênia neighborhood of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais.

Wikipedia: Igreja de Santa Efigênia dos Militares (Belo Horizonte) (PT)

1288 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 2: Teatro Marília

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Teatro Marília is a Brazilian theater located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Wikipedia: Teatro Marília (PT)

779 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 3: Teatro Francisco Nunes

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The Francisco Nunes Theater, initially called "Emergency Theater", is a building installed in the Américo Renné Giannetti Municipal Park in Belo Horizonte for the exhibition of plays, concerts and other shows.

Wikipedia: Teatro Francisco Nunes (PT)

952 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 4: Obelisco da Praça 7 de Setembro

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Obelisco da Praça 7 de Setembro Bernardo Gouvêa / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Obelisk of Praça Sete de Setembro in Belo Horizonte, known as "Lollipop", is a monument in Belo Horizonte, the capital of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

Wikipedia: Obelisco da Praça Sete de Setembro (Belo Horizonte) (PT)

72 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Cine Theatro Brasil

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The Cine Theatro Brasil, currently called Cine Theatro Brasil Vallourec, is a historic building in Belo Horizonte, built in 1932 in Praça Sete de Setembro to function as the main cinema and largest theater in the city. It is a large 11-story building whose curvilinear angled façade marks the corner of Amazonas Avenue and Carijós Street. Designed by the architect Alberto Murgel, it is one of the forerunners of reinforced concrete and features the façade in powder-of-stone, a typical finish of the art deco architectural style.

Wikipedia: Cine Brasil (Belo Horizonte) (PT), Website

570 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: Monumento Liberdade em Equilíbrio

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Rio Branco Square is one of the main squares of Belo Horizonte, which honors José Maria da Silva Paranhos Júnior, Baron of Rio Branco. It marks the beginning of Avenida Afonso Pena and in the 1970s it was there that the city's Bus Terminal was installed, and the place became popularly known as Praça da Rodoviária.

Wikipedia: Praça Rio Branco (Belo Horizonte) (PT)

626 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 7: Centro Cultural UFMG

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The UFMG Cultural Center is an organ of the Federal University of Minas Gerais that promotes, produces and disseminates culture, acting in all its spheres. The Centre's main tasks are to stimulate artistic and cultural creation; promote interactions between Art, Science and Philosophy; promote the strengthening of the cultural identity of the academic community and the cultural citizenship of the community in general; Develop joint experiences between the different areas of knowledge and the community.

Wikipedia: Centro Cultural da UFMG (PT), Flickr, Twitter, Facebook, Issu

78 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Praça Rui Barbosa

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The Praça Rui Barbosa, also called Praça da Estação, is a square in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Wikipedia: Praça Rui Barbosa (EN)

56 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Monumento à Civilização Mineira (Terra Mineira)

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The Praça Rui Barbosa, also called Praça da Estação, is a square in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Wikipedia: Praça Rui Barbosa (EN)

1329 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 10: Museu de Artes e Ofícios

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The Museum of Arts and Crafts. is a Brazilian museum located in the city of Belo Horizonte. Inaugurated on December 14, 2005, it is the first Brazilian museum project entirely dedicated to the theme of work, arts and crafts in the country. With an area of 9,000 m², the museum is housed in the historic complex of the former Central Station of the Central Railroad of Brazil, in Rui Barbosa Square, better known as Station Square and the former Belo Horizonte Station of the West of Minas Railroad. It is one of the best structured museums in Brazil in terms of organization, structure for exhibitions and use of audiovisual resources.

Wikipedia: Museu de Artes e Ofícios (PT), Twitter, Facebook

1913 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 11: Praça Duque de Caxias

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Duque de Caxias Square is located in the neighborhood of Santa Teresa, in Belo Horizonte. Inaugurated in 1937, it was called Praça de Santa Teresa. It received its current name in 1993. Located at the intersection of Marmóre, Estrela do Sul and Tenente Vitorino streets, it is a well-wooded square with plenty of leisure for the whole family. Around it there are several bars and restaurants, being a meeting point for several bohemians from the city of Belo Horizonte.

Wikipedia: Praça Duque de Caxias (Belo Horizonte) (PT)


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