Need a break from the big city? View 42-hour itineraries from 13 cities.More
Parque das Mangabeiras. This 568-acre open space in the mountains surrounding BH is one of Brazil's largest urban parks. Along its jogging paths and hiking trails you might spot monkeys, squirrels, and other local fauna. There are playgrounds, sports courts and fields, and a stage for concerts. Av. José do Patrocínio Pontes 580, Mangabeiras, Belo Horizonte, 30210-090. 031/3277–8277. Closed Mon.