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Belo Horizonte Travel Tips – cuisine, arts and culture!

Belo Horizonte (Beautiful Horizon) – in Minas Gerais state – was the first brazilian planned city. One interesting aspect of the original design is the abundance of parks and squares. The city is known in Brazil as the ‘national capital of the pub’. Belo Horizonte has the highest concentration of bars and pubs per capita […]

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Ouro Preto – ‘Black Gold’ in countryside Brazil

Ouro Preto Brazil (Black Gold) is a small historic and touristic town located in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais. Its a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ouro Preto was at one time the most populous city in Latin America, with an estimated population of 80 thousand people back in 1750. At that time, the population of New York was […]

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Belo Horizonte nightlife – Savassi – Day 03

We start the day with a visit to the Praça do Papa (Pope’s Square), nice people, families, childrens, picnics and a great view of the city. Near the square is the famous Rua do Amendoin (Peanuts Street). A lot of people go there to check out the mystery of the slope. By car, exit, leaving the engine […]

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Belo Horizonte – Liberty Square and Mangabeiras Park – Day 02

Our second day starts with a walk in the heart of Belo Horizonte at the Praça da Liberdade (Liberty Square). Getting there is easy, there are more than 20 bus lines that pass through there every day, just read the itinerary that is written next to the bus door. A taxi is not expensive if you are near […]

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Belo Horizonte – Pampulha Lagoon – Day 01

In the city of Belo Horizonte (Beautiful Horizon) in Minas Gerais state, one of the most famous spots is the Pampulha Lagoon. An amazing place where tourists can visit the architectural complex designed by Oscar Niemeyer, an artistic milestone in modern architecture. The Pampulha Lagoon is scenery of major sporting events like the International Tour of […]

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Tiradentes Gastronomy Festival: outback town of Minas Gerais

With more than 170 gastronomic landmarks last year the Tiradentes Gastronomy Festival it’s the highlight of the town events calendar. See this video presentation of the festival to have a little taste: Created in 1998 to bring together chefs cooking and renowned artists, the Festival is now a benchmark in the industry and considered one of […]

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