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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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  • Nice location for walking, exercising or just let the time pass. How is way to many museums, becomes obligatory stop for a rest among the attractions.
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  • Beautiful square in the center of Beagá, with gazebo and all (!), beautiful gardens, trees and centenarian trees almost! Many good museums around the square, and my favorite Diner in Beagá, DARLING, which HAS MORE THAN 50 YEARS.
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  • Famous for harboring several museums and old buildings, including the beautiful Palace of Freedom, the square is well taken care of by private initiative. It is well wooded, with beautiful gardens and water sources. In addition, it usually happens musical events. To your surroundings, the person is ice cream, snack bars and restaurants.
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  • It is a good place to walk, lonely or in group also with your dogs. Calm environment, bring a book to read. Usually it hosts cultural events near the bandstand.
  • Awesome Place. Wonderfull view. Square Lined with Palm trees
  • A must visit in Belo horizonte. Good time to relax and see the museums around, as the espaço de conhecimento da UFMG!
  • Really enjoyable. Cafes nearby. Nice environment.
  • A nice square but I do struggle to see how this is listed as a major tourist attraction.

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Where to stay in Belo Horizonte

Most of the city's accommodations lie within the inner ring road, in close proximity to the best attractions in Belo Horizonte. For convenience, look to stay in the vicinity of Praça Raul Soares, the city's central park and rotary. You can also find a range of high-rise hotels a bit farther south, in the neighborhoods of Boa Viagem and Savassi, close to Praça Diogo de Vasconcelos. About 10 km (6.2 mi) north of the city center, the 1940s neighborhood of Pampulha stands out as one of the most interesting places to visit in Belo Horizonte, and offers a decent selection of lodgings near the airport.
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