Praca da Liberdade, Belo Horizonte

Centuries old Imperial palms line Praca da Liberdade square, an oasis away from the busy city streets. The welcoming grounds ncorporate cobblestone walkways, statuary fountains, a bandstand, and old benches where you can watch birds fly and people stroll on by. Historically significant buildings with neoclassical architecture surround the square adding a sense of antiquity in every direction you look.

You'll find the lush tropical gardens as you head towards the south-southwest end of the square. Low hedges with lush lawns surround many ponds with whimsical fountains spurting water in every direction. The center of this pedestrian square has the iconic key-shaped pond surrounded by greenery and walking paths that you can stroll along while sipping a beverage from a local café. Take a look at our Belo Horizonte online holiday builder to schedule your visit to Praca da Liberdade and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I'd been to Praca da Liberdade a couple of times while in Belo and must say the park and the surrounding buildings kinda encompassed all of Minas Gerais architecure and history. The park itself is...  more »
  • It could have been quite an interesting square in the city center but it was not and it reflected Belo Horizonte generelly which is not a tourist place and basic at best in its presentation and...  more »
  • I love to go there and walk around the plaza, take in some sun, appreciate the beautiful architecture, fountains and flowers.  more »
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