Tourism Circuits in Belo Horizonte 




Central Market 

Spices, aromas, flavors, beliefs, colors: all the most striking features of the culture of Minas Gerais give charm and a lot of personality to the most beloved market in Belo Horizonte. For nine decades, the Central Market has been a tourist spot for those coming from abroad and a meeting point for those who live in the city. At that time, delicious dishes of typical food, different forms of religiosity, all the creativity and delicacy of handicrafts and many other precious traces of popular culture in Minas Gerais make Mercado Central a unique space, which unites tradition and contemporaneity and enchants by its uniqueness.

Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 8 am to 6 pm
Avenue Augusto de Lima, 744 – Centro
Belo Horizonte – MG | +55 (31) 3277-4691



Mangabeiras Park and Viewpoint


Located at the foot of Serra do Curral, a cultural heritage of Belo Horizonte, the Parque das Mangabeiras, designed by landscaper Roberto Burle Marx, conserves in its area of ​​2.4 million m2, 59 springs of the Córrego da Serra, which integrates the São Francisco River. Visitors can enjoy natural corners, shuttlecock courts, tennis and multi-sports facilities, skate park, toys and cultural activities.

Opening hours
Tuesday to Sunday: 8 am to 5 pm
South Ordinance: Avenue Jose do Patrocinio Pontes, 580 – Mangabeiras
North Gate: Square Cidade do Porto, 100 – Serra
Caraça Ordinance: Street Caraça, 900 – Serra

Belo Horizonte – MG | +55 (31) 3277-8277


The viewpoint with wooden decks offers visitors a panoramic view of the city and Mangabeiras park.

Opening hours

Friday to Sunday: 9 am to 19:30 pm
Street Pedro Jose Pardo, 1000 – Serra
Belo Horizonte – MG | +55 (31) 3246-5030


Museum of Arts and Crafts and Station Square

Station Square is linked to the construction of Belo Horizonte, founded in 1897 to be the new capital of Minas Gerais, replacing Ouro Preto. Erected in 1904, the railway station was the gateway to the materials and equipment for the works of the new city. Officially, his name is Rui Barbosa Square, in honor of the great jurist and politician from Bahia. With the implantation of the Museum of Arts and Crafts, Station Square is moving towards complementing it, contributing to the process of revitalizing the entire central region of the city, already consolidated as a cultural center.

Opening hours
Wednesday to Friday: 11 am to 7 pm
Saturday and holiday: 9 am to 5 pm
Rui Barbosa Square, 600 – Centro
Belo Horizonte – MG | +55 (31) 3248-8600

Free Entrance



Palace of Arts

The institution’s democratic character is present in the diversity of artistic events held at the Palace of Arts, highlighting the uniqueness of a cultural complex that brings together, at the same address, important cultural facilities such as the
Cemig Palace of Arts Theater, Galeria Guignard, PQNA Galeria Pedro Moraleida, and, at Passeio Niemeyer, Cine Humberto Mauro, Juvenal Dias Room, Joao Ceschiatti Theater, Mari’Stella Tristão Gallery, FCS Collection, Amilcar de Castro Open Gallery, Genesco Murta Gallery, Arlinda Correa Lima Gallery, Joao Media Library Etienne Filho and Cefart Arena, in addition to Place Coffee and Cefart’s Secretariat. In this multiple and diverse environment, conductors, artistic directors, filmmakers, theater, dance, music and visual arts artists, curators, producers, managers, researchers and art students live daily, offering unique ambience to those interested in all steps of artistic making.

Opening hours
Every day: 9 am to 10 pm
Avenue Afonso Pena, 1537 Centro
Belo Horizonte – MG | +55 (31) 3237-7399