Minas Gerais Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Minas Gerais - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Belo Horizonte 15

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Mariana 6

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Caxambu 4

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Parque Natural do Caraça

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Waterfalls, natural pools, and caves—among them Gruta do Centenário, one of the world's largest quartzite caves—fill this rugged...

Parque das Águas São Lourenço

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Originally built in 1935, São Lourenço's Water Park includes a picturesque lake with art deco pavilions, fountains, and gorgeous landscaping...

Parque das Águas de Caxambu

  • Bath/Hot Spring

Towering trees, shimmering ponds, and fountains containing various minerals—each believed to cure a different ailment—fill the Parque...

Passadiço da Casa da Glória

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On Rua da Glória, there's a covered wooden footbridge that connects the second stories of two buildings that once served as the headquarters...

Praça da Liberdade

  • Fountain

When the city was founded, this square was created to house public administration offices. Today, in addition to centenarian palm trees,...

Santuário de Bom Jesus do Matosinho

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Dominating the small Gold Town of Congonhas do Campo is the crowning effort of renowned sculptor Aleijadinho: the hilltop pilgrimage...

Teatro Municipal Casa da Ópera

  • Arts/Performance Venue

Billed as the oldest operating theater in Latin America, this former opera house opened in 1770. The Associação de Guias has information...

Templo da Eubiose

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

This temple is dedicated to wisdom and perfection through yoga. The Eubiose, a group of New Age spiritualists, similar to European Theosophists...

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição

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The charming Our Lady of the Conception church, decorated in unique rose and blue pastels, was completed in 1760. It contains the tomb...

Igreja de São Francisco de Assis

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Although the 1793 Igreja de São Francisco de Assis has soapstone pulpits and altars by Aleijadinho, its most impressive works are the...

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