Belo Horizonte is the capital of the state Minas Gerais in Brazil. “Beautiful Horizon” is the meaning of “Belo Horizonte”. This city is usually known as “BH” or “Beagá”. Belo Horizonte was created to replace the old capital (Ouro Preto). Belo Horizonte is one among those cities in Brazil, which were planned before their constructions. Infact it’s a city that was planned. In addition because of its neoclassic and modern day’s new features, Belo Horizonte could be known for its urban planning and for its buildings in Brazil.
Visitors or tourists shouldn’t forget to visit the “Pampulha Center”. This is the site from the very initial revolutionary works associated with Oscar Niemeyer & Cândido Portinari, the well known architects of Brazil, also by the world famous landscaper Burle Marx and sculptor maker Ceschiatti. The chapel of São Francisco de Assis is also a nice place to visit. “The Yatch Club”, “the Art gallery of Belo Horizonte (Arts Museum)”, the memorial of Iemanjá, the Academy of Dance, Juscelino Kubitschek’s house, Zoo-Botanical Foundation, as well as the Mineirão and also Mineirinho stadiums, are the historical heritages of “Belo Horizonte”. (more…)