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Conjunto Arquitetonico Da Pampulha

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Address: Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Nice place to visit in BH during day light.

Great place to know how Niemayer, the architect, and former president Juscelino Kubitschek, by then mayor of Belo Horizonte, started to plan Brasíla.

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Belo Horizonte, MG

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Great place to know how Niemayer, the architect, and former president Juscelino Kubitschek, by then mayor of Belo Horizonte, started to plan Brasíla.

Thank jclion07
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Beautiful place to visit for everyone, its a very good combination of modern architecture sorrounded by a lake,

Thank Tomas Javier G
Sao Paulo
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is a must see in Belo Horizonte. The first Oscar Niemeyer's buildings are still impressive. But do not try to walk or bike the perimeter of the lake, unless you are truly an athlete. The 18K may sound possible, but it is really hard.

Thank JohnSaoPaulo
Belo Horizonte, MG
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It´s a beautiful place with many Niemeyer's projects as "Igrejinha da Pampulha, Museu de Arte, Casa do Baile, ...", all of them, around the lake. But now, all these sites are under a "sine die" restoration but you can still come and enjoy the soul of this place. Why three stars? Because I live in Pampulha and I can see... More 

Thank ClaudioOsorio
Belo Horizonte, MG
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Pampulha is the name of an artificial lake, idealized by former President JK and designed by Oscar Nyemeyer in the late 50s. Around the lake there are some of Nyemeyer's masterpieces such as S Francis Church, The Ballroom and Pampulha Art Museum. The lake is sometimes a bit dirty, but it's definitely worth a visit!

Thank Prof_Isis
Santa Monica, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The attractive modernist buildings set around Pampulha Lake and designed by Oscar Niemeyer add an air of elegance to the locale. The church of St. Francis is a gem whose curved structure and blue and white tiles offer excellent photographic opportunities. Walking, jogging and bike riding around the lake provide a more intimate view of these buildings.

Thank Nels C
Belo Horizonte, MG
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34 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Beautiful place with great historical value. It's situated in Pampulha Lake, which is declared as a world heritage by UNESCO. If you are an architecture lover should go there.

Thank Tatiana A
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This place is a great addition when going around Pampulha Lake. There is not much to do at this location other than look at the architecture. If you are planning on going to see the Church of Saint Francis of Assisi this place was created by the same architect - Oscar Niemeyer.

Thank CCJacobsen
Baguio City
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Running around the Lagoa da Pampulha was one of my best experience in BH. It is a beautiful place with wonderful structures designed by Niemeyer. I recommend early mornings as the best time to visit the place. At night, you can go for a dinning experience in the nearby restaurants.

Thank Jose Geraldo De... C
Belo Horizonte, MG
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2016

It´s a splendorous architetural complex build by Oscar Niemayer (a famous brazilian architect) with beauty gardens and fantastic details in architetural design and construction. In San Francisco Church the tiles are from Portugal and fantastic.

Thank Claudia M

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