Belo Horizonte is a city which distinguishes itself from other Brazilian metropolises as the country’s first modern planned city. It is largely influenced by the modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer, who felt inspired by the style of Washington, D. C. and thus shaped Belo Horizonte and particularly the Pampulha neighborhood in a modern style. One of the most well-known modernist buildings in Belo Horizonte is the São Francisco de Assis Church. When it comes to entertainment, Belo Horizonte has a lot to offer for tourists and the city’s inhabitants alike. A popular place to visit, for instance, is the Palácio das Artes, a complex featuring several art galleries, theaters and cinemas. Watching a soccer match at the Mineirão stadium is a well-liked pastime activity as well. Any lover of food will also be highly satisfied with a trip to Belo Horizonte: The local cuisine of Minas Gerais, the state in which Belo Horizonte is located, ranks amongst the most appreciated ones in Brazil with delicacies including chicken-and-ocra and pão de queijo, a type of cheesy bread.
Cities close to Belo Horizonte: Check for other possible points of departure
Several cities near Belo Horizonte are also connected to the national or international bus network. If you want your search to include the surrounding bus stations such as those is Contagem, Ribeirão das Neves or Santa Luzia, MG, simply increase the search radius, and you will find bus and train routes in the area. You will also find bus routes connecting Belo Horizonte to regional public transportation or intercity bus stations in Sete Lagoas, Ibirité, Itabira and many more. Where schedules are available, we will also consider other options in the local transportation network.