Praca Sete De Setembro, Belo Horizonte

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One of the busiest squares in the city, Praca Sete De Setembro boasts an obelisk at its center, situated at the middle of very busy junction of two major avenues. Two major avenues (the Afonso Pena and Amazonas) intersect with two smaller streets at 90 and 45 degree angles, creating an active environment shared by traffic vehicles and pedestrians. The square got its name on the occasion of commemoration of the centenary of the Independence of Brazil on September 7, 1822. The obelisk, also known by locals as “lollipop”, is made of granite and its needle-thin height reaches 7 m (22 ft). Arrange your visit to Praca Sete De Setembro and discover more family-friendly attractions in Belo Horizonte using our Belo Horizonte vacation trip planner.
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  • BH is wonderful, one of the several existing squares Sete de Setembro square is one that can walk, take pictures and look at the movement
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  • Praça Sete de Setembro is BH's face, ugly and grey. Needs urgent revitalization. Wide variety of bus lines and close proximity to the other sights of the city.
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  • Is located at the intersection of two major avenues, the Afonso Pena and the Amazon. The "Lollipop", as it is known, is made of granite and formed by a 7 m supported on a pedestal square adorned by a pole in each of its vertices. For being in the city centre, tourist attraction mixes with the day to day movement without losing its charm. Is the site of great cultural, social and religious manifestations.
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  • Central point of Belo Horizonte (minha querida BH). Very crowded. You have to be careful with the local traffic and millions of people trying to sell everything to you like mobile phones., mobile covers and many other "services". You have to be careful as you can also be robbed so especial attention to your belongings as you might be in every big city in Brazil. All in all a nice place.
  • Ótimo Lugar.
  • Suja e descuidada!
  • A famosa praça 7.
  • Coraçao da cidade