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Landmarks · Parks · Churches
City of Mango Trees
With its roots as the first European colony on the Amazon River, Belem has played an important part in the history of northern Brazil. You can see its story unfold today, thanks to well-preserved colonial architecture and an array of museums scattered throughout the city. Literally translated as "Bethlehem," the city of around 1.5 million people sits close to the equator, with a tropical rainforest climate. That means hot, humid weather year-round, with regular tropical rainstorms no matter what the month. Belem tourism relies heavily on visitors who use the city as a base before their onward journeys into the Amazon. Plan your visit to Belem and other destinations in Brazil using our Brazil road trip site.
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Where to stay in Belem

In Belem, choose from a pleasant array of accommodations depending on your needs. Its central business district, around Avenida Presidente Vargas, offers plenty of large, high-end hotels catering to visiting businesspeople and those looking to enjoy the city in style. Alternatively, you can stay in the historical neighborhood of Campina, where budget lodgings, such as youth hostels and independent guesthouses, make up the majority of options. If you're visiting Belem primarily as a base for onward travel, consider staying near the city's main bus station in São Brás.
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