©

Grao Mogol trip planner

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

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

Grao Mogol

Grão Mogol is a Brazilian municipality located in the north of the state of Minas Gerais. In 2007 the population was 14,954 in a total area of 3,890 km². The elevation is 829 meters. It became a municipality in 1840.Location and DistancesGrão Mogol is located in an isolated area between Montes Claros and the Jequitinhonha River. The distance to the state capital, Belo Horizonte, is 551 km. Other distances are: Brasília, 930; Montes Claros, 157; Rio de Janeiro, 1,080; Salvador, 894; and São Paulo, 1,215.Grão Mogol is also an IBGE statistical microregion including the following municipalities: Botumirim, Cristália, Grão Mogol, Itacambira, Josenópolis, and Padre Carvalho. The population of this region was 39,406 in 2000 and the area was 9,108.00 km².HistoryThe settlement of Serra de Santo Antônio do Itacambiraçu, present-day Grão Mogol, had it origins in the discovery of diamonds at the end of the eighteenth century. In 1839 the place was called Arraial da Serra de Grão Mogol and soon began to attract people from all over the country including foreigners to search for diamonds.The site began to be noticed by the Portuguese crown for its commerce of diamonds and soon the government took over the mining and the commercialization. In 1840 what was only a "arraial" was made a "Vila Provincial" and in the same year it became a district.In 1858, Grão Mogol received the category of city. For decades, it was considered the most important city in the north of the state of Minas Gerais. When the diamonds ran out the city began to lose population, especially after 1960, coinciding with the loss of territory to form the municipalities of Itacambira, Cristália and Botumirim.
Arrange all the small, but important details of your Grao Mogol trip itinerary using our Brazil travel route planning website .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Grao Mogol

  • 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 Grao Mogol

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to State of Minas Gerais

5 days in Ouro Preto & Belo Horizonte BY A USER FROM MEXICO January, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Belo Horizonte BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Estrada Real BY A USER FROM TURKEY January, outdoors, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Belo Horizonte BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Uba BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in South America & Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in South America BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Carrancas BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Governador Valadares BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Ouro Preto BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS February, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans