Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #3 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 2.9 km
Ascend 75 m
Descend 93 m

Experience Belo Horizonte in Brazil in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in Belo HorizonteIndividual Sights in Belo Horizonte

Sight 1: Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil BH

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The Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil is a cultural organization of the Bank of Brazil based in Brazil with centers in Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

Wikipedia: Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (EN), Website

232 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Praça da Liberdade

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The Praça da Liberdade is a principal square in the Savassi neighborhood in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Wikipedia: Praça da Liberdade (EN)

223 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Museu das Minas e do Metal

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The MM Gerdau - Museum of Mines and Metal, is a Brazilian museum located in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. The museum is part of the Praça da Liberdade Cultural Circuit, having been inaugurated on March 22, 2010 with an architectural project by Paulo Mendes da Rocha and a museographic project by Marcello Dantas.

Wikipedia: Museu das Minas e do Metal (PT), Website

67 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Espaço do Conhecimento UFMG

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129 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Biblioteca Pública Estadual Luiz de Bessa

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Biblioteca Pública Estadual Luiz de Bessa

The Minas Gerais State Public Library (BPEMG) is the main public library in Belo Horizonte, and the model library of the state of Minas Gerais. It is popularly called the "Liberty Square Library", as it is on the side of the square.

Wikipedia: Biblioteca Pública Estadual Luiz de Bessa (PT), Website

251 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Casa Fiat de Cultura

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Casa Fiat de Cultura is a non-profit association maintained by the companies of the Fiat Group. Created in 2005 by Cledorvino Belini, it has an exhibition area of 1,400 m2, equipped with programmable temperature and humidity regulation resources; an auditorium for 200 people, also air-conditioned; a living area on the upper floor; and a multipurpose space for educational and training activities. In total, there are 3,650 m2 of area.

Wikipedia: Casa Fiat de Cultura (PT), Website

1146 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 7: Praça Carlos Chagas

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Better known as Assembly Square, Carlos Chagas Square is located in the Santo Agostinho neighborhood of Belo Horizonte. In the center of the square is the Church of Our Lady of Fatima, surrounded by gardens designed by Burle Marx. Large area equipped with playground and walking track. It is also home to the Legislative Assembly of Minas Gerais, hence the most common name. Currently in the square there are statues of three important figures for the state of Minas Gerais: Tancredo Neves, Ulysses Guimarães and Teotônio Vilela.

Wikipedia: Praça Carlos Chagas (PT)

874 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 8: Museu Histórico Abílio Barreto

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The Abílio Barreto Historical Museum (MHAB) is a museum located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Located on Avenida Prudente de Morais, in the Cidade Jardim neighborhood, the museum is housed in an old farmhouse that survived the construction of the capital of Minas Gerais. The institution has currently consolidated itself as the City Museum and, in addition to holding short, medium and long-term exhibitions, it promotes cultural and educational events.

Wikipedia: Museu Histórico Abílio Barreto (PT), Facebook


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