TO VISIT IN BH AND SURROUNDINGS

Belo Horizonte is a very easy city to explore in a short time, with a little organization it is possible to discover the main attractions of the capital of Minas Gerais, experience its excellent gastronomy and culture, and within a radius of 100 km, explore historic locations with some of the most important conservation units in the region known as the “Iron Quadrangle”.

Museum of Natural Sciences of the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (PUC Minas)
Website: http://museubrasil.org/pt/museu/museu-de-ciencias-naturais-puc-minas

Museum of Natural History and Botanical Garden of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)
Website: https://www.ufmg.br/mhnjb/

Liberty Square

Museum of Mines and Metal (MM Gerdau)

Cultural Center of the Bank of Brazil

Vale Mining Company Memorial of Minas Gerais

Central market of BH

Complex of the Mineirão Stadium and the Soccer museum

Architectural complex of Pampulha Lagoon and Art Museum

Municipal Park Americo Renne Giannetti

Trip through the outlying Curral Mountain Range and a visit to the Municipal Park of Mangabeiras

Zoo and Botanical Garden

But there are dozens more. Going a little further, we have:

Caves of Lapinha (a show cave) and that of the Sumidouro Lagoon in Lagoa Santa (40 km)
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Nhotim, the largest open-air museum in the world, in Brumadinho (60 km)

Show cave of Rei do Mato in Sete Lagoas (70 km)

The open-air sculptures of the twelve apostles by Aleijadinho in Congonhas (80 km)

The art and culture of the baroque period in Ouro Preto (100 km)

City tour of Ouro Preto (World Cultural Heritage site of UNESCO), with its museums and the Mine of Chico Rei (100 km)

Caves in the ferruginous rock of the Quadrilátero Ferrífero (110 km)

Gold mine of Passagem in Mariana (120 km)

Show cave of Maquiné in Cordisburgo (120 km)

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