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Praca da Liberdade, Belo Horizonte

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Landmark Tourist Spot
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. To visit Praca da Liberdade on your holiday in Belo Horizonte, and find out what else Belo Horizonte has to offer, use our Belo Horizonte trip generator.
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  • The city government moved offices to another, far away location and the old office buildings were turned into small museums. A wonderful place to leisurely visit, see exhibitions and have a coffee or ...  more »
  • The square is the heart of the city. Surrounded by several museums is a must go for who visit Belo Horizonte. You can find also good restaurants inside the museums.  more »
  • Didn't find it very interesting at all. I just view it as a place to drive past on your way to somewhere else.  more »
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  • A must visit in Belo horizonte. Good time to relax and see the museums around, as the espaço de conhecimento da UFMG!
  • Its beautiful, there are many events, there are many museums, food and other good places around. Besides that, it is a touristic point and a important patrimony of Belo Horizonte
  • This is the most beautiful square in town. Very lively place. Good to go with kids. Safe up to late at night.
  • There are many museums around the square and it is a good place for relaxing and have fun with friends.
  • Best place in the city to play Pokémon Go. Has lots of museums and attractions around, like the public library and CCBB. Beautiful trees, fountains and lots of cute dogs. Also has a drinking fountain