Belo Horizonte City Information

Praca da Liberdade in Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte is the capital of the state of Minas Gerais and located in the southeast of Brazil, with a population of nearly 5.4M.  Belo Horizonte was a planned city in the late 1800's and was built on hills and surrounded by mountains.  This is a really beautiful inland city, with parks and natural beauty everywhere.  Smaller cities and municipalities surround Belo Horizonte, giving a tourist many options to choose from when sightseeing.  

 

Large open green areas, and parks dot the city, parks such as Pampulha Lagoon offer up locals and tourists alike a place to relax and enjoy the outdoors.  Nearby, is the Mineirão stadium, which the city boasts is one of the largest soccer stadiums in the world.   The national park of Mata do Jambreiro offers up a huge area to view local wild life, roaming freely.

 

Temperature ranges from roughly 50F to 95F, depending on the time of the year.   The main airport of Belo Horizonte is Tancredo Neves/Confins International Airport (CNF).

 

 

General Information:
Area Code: (31)
Tourism Information: +55 (31) 3277-7400
Pampulha International Airport: +55 (31) 3490-2001
Tancredo Neves (Confins) International Airport: +55 (31) 3689-2700
Underground: +55 (31) 3250-3901
Bus Station: +55 (31) 3271-3000
Hospital: +55 (31) 3248-9300
Bank agencies: there are branches from all main banks operating in Brazil.
Belo Horizonte Museum of Arts and Crafts
Belo Horizonte Museum of Arts and Crafts
Parque Nacional do Itatiaia
Parque Nacional do Itatiaia
Ciencias Naturais Museum
Ciencias Naturais Museum
Ecológico da Pampulha Park in Belo Horizonte
Ecológico da Pampulha Park in Belo Horizonte
Mariana Historical City
Mariana Historical City
Mercado Central in Belo Horizonte
Mercado Central in Belo Horizonte
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas in Belo Horizonte
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas in Belo Horizonte
Mineiro Museum
Mineiro Museum
Palacio da Liberdade
Palacio da Liberdade
Palácio das Artes in Belo Horizonte
Palácio das Artes in Belo Horizonte
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Parque Nacional do Itatiaia
Parque Nacional do Itatiaia
Ciencias Naturais Museum
Ciencias Naturais Museum
Praca da Liberdade in Belo Horizonte
Praca da Liberdade in Belo Horizonte
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas in Belo Horizonte
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas in Belo Horizonte
Parque Nacional do Caparaó
Parque Nacional do Caparaó