Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte is a fascinating city. It’s the sixth largest in Brazil and the sixteenth largest in the Americas. Belo Horizonte, the capital Minas Gerais, is quite industrialized to an extent but still has the ability to sustain life on the finer side as it relates to history, and natural landmarks of various kinds. What makes this place attractive to visitors? What’s special about it and why is considered a cut above the rest? Keep reading and you will see.

Islands

Islands

Carnivals

You may be just it time too. Carnivals in Belo Horizonte rank among the largest in the world. With people from all across the country, locals and tourists alike fill the streets with life. This particular activity usually takes place in February and last for an entire week. Also in this celebration, you see parades of all kinds, samba competitions lots of different and colourful costumes, not to mention the parties. Seeing that is so popular on a wider note, making bookings up to three months in advance is a good idea because as it winds down to the time, seats tend to fill very quickly.

Parque Nacional da Serra do Cipo

Just a few miles outside the city, you can find this mind blowing attraction more commonly known as Serra do Cipo National Park. If you are an adventure or sports lover, then this place is ideal for you. The towering cliff sides are perfect for rock climbing and from there you can see many caves and caverns leading into the rock. If you are a biker or you just prefer something a lot less risky, there’s always bike riding and kayaking available as well. The 230 foot drop waterfall is also one of the many highlights of this relatively exclusive place.

Colorful Crab

Colorful Crab

Rei do Pastel

Feeling up for a night on the town? Sure!! Why not? You came to enjoy yourself didn’t you? After a few hours of club hopping or whatever you choose to do on your night out, you’re going to be worn out especially if you had a couple drinks. With places like the Rei do Pastel that are open 24/7, unwinding and relaxing after a party looks easy. Come in have a seat and you can purchase a pastel hot off the stove and you there are also many fresh natural juices provided if you just want to detox and calm the alcohol in your system.
There you have it. Just a few places to consider adding to your list when you to go to Belo Horizonte. There is no doubt you’ll find something here that fits you perfectly, whether it is the types of food, the outdoor activities and so forth. Ensure you remember to bring your camera, because this is one trip that you will want to remember. And of course “pics or it didn’t happen”, so you need the physical evidence to prove to your friends that you really did have all that fun. What them turn green with envy.