©

Cataguases trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Cataguases

(3.8/5 based on 130+ reviews for 5 attractions)
Things to do: sightseeing, museums
Cataguases is a city located in the southeastern part of the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. It is mainly an industrial centre (textile, metallurgy, clothes) with a strong influence of coffee plantation in its early history (19th century). The population was estimated at about 62,000 inhabitants in 1996 and is expected to be at about 66,000 in 2001. According to the census conducted by IBGE in 2010,a population of 70210 inhabitants.The town was somewhat famous in the 1920s because of the Brazilian cinema pioneer Humberto Mauro and the appearance of a generation of writers around the short-lived Revista Verde. Humberto Mauro shot there some films that earned him a good reputation nationwide. He later became famous for masterpieces like Braza Dormida (Sleeping Fire) and O Descobrimento do Brasil (The Finding of Brazil) and was a reputed Tupi language scholar.Industrialisation changed the town quite a lot and caused some of its citizens to become very rich in the 1920s and 1930s. As a result the city centre was remodeled accordingly to the ultimate architecture styles. Oscar Niemeyer (Architect), Cândido Portinari, Djanira and Emeric Marcier (Painters) are some of the famous Brazilian artists who left contributions there at that time.After three decades of wealth, the town lost its prominence in the 1970s and 1980s. The economic crisis and the changes due to the modernisation of the industries provoked high unemployment rates and depreciation of salaries, reducing the town's wealth.
With our custom trip planner, Brazil vacations can be built around trips to Cataguases and other destinations in Brazil.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Cataguases

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Cataguases

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Cataguases:
Museums, breweries, sightseeing
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Shopping, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nature, shopping, parks
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nature, parks, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Beaches, nature, sightseeing
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to State of Minas Gerais

13 days in South America BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, culture, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Belo Horizonte & Brumadinho BY A USER FROM BRAZIL April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM JORDAN May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in South America BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in South America BY A USER FROM BERMUDA July, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in South America BY A USER FROM ISRAEL November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in South America BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in South America BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 49 days in South America BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Itajuba BY A USER FROM TUNISIA April, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM TUNISIA July, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans