Parque Municipal

Belo Horizonte

One of Beagá's most appealing spots, this enormous sea of tropical greenery with artificial lakes and winding pathways is just 10 minutes southeast of the bus station. It's especially fun on Sunday, when everyone's out strolling and socializing.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Belo Horizonte attractions

1. Museu Mineiro

0.34 MILES

Occupying a grand 19th-century building that formerly housed the Minas Gerais Senate, this museum features a mix of paintings and sculptures by mineiro…

2. Museu de Artes e Ofícios

0.47 MILES

Housed in Belo’s historic train station, this museum displays a wide-ranging collection of objects used in the daily lives of mineiros past and present…

3. Memorial Minas Gerais – Vale

0.57 MILES

Praça da Liberdade's standout cultural attraction, this supremely cool contemporary museum chronicles Minas culture from the 17th to 21st centuries via…

4. Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

0.59 MILES

Inaugurated in late 2013, this magnificent palace on Praça da LIberdade is one of Belo Horizonte's cultural gems. The vast 3rd-floor gallery hosts special…

5. Museu das Minas e do Metal


Opened in 2010, the Museu das Minas e do Metal traces the economic, cultural and social history of mining in Minas Gerais, with multiple floors of mineral…

6. Museu Histórico Abílio Barreto

1.26 MILES

The centerpiece of this museum, southwest of Savassi, is a renovated colonial farmhouse, the solitary remnant of Curral del Rey, the rural village…

8. Casa do Baile

5.34 MILES

This former dance hall on Pampulha's lakeshore, designed by Oscar Niemeyer with grounds by landscape architect Burle Marx, now holds all types of…