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Conjunto Arquitetonico Da Pampulha

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Address: Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Phone Number: 3798687324
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Niemeyer's architecture around a beautiful lake

The Chapel, the Ballroom and the Modern Art Museum are all well-worth a visit. First the chapel and its exquisite undulating roof, then the ballroom, a round pavilion with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2015
Bernard B
Paris, France
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Paris, France
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The Chapel, the Ballroom and the Modern Art Museum are all well-worth a visit. First the chapel and its exquisite undulating roof, then the ballroom, a round pavilion with a serpentine canopy in a cute garden and last, the museum which has nice Brazilian art and very visitors. But unless you're driving, be prepared to walk a lot as they're... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

From the uniquely designed Igreja São Francisco de Assis to the Museu da Pampulha there is a welcome verity for those looking for a nice hike around the lake (and maybe a photo op of the alligator) or a nice weekend drive. Tip-I lived there for years and to spot the gator you have to look for floating pieces of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Nice buildings projected by a famous brasilian archictect, interesting style, has been abandoned by the government for too long. Robberies, kidnapping, Pampulha has sufferred with the increasing urban violence. Maybe due to dark areas in streets, it is now a place where one should keep an eye oppened. The public restrooms are in terrible condition. Casa do Baile, that should... More 

3 Thank medderma
Florianopolis, Brazil
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The architecture by Oscar Neymeir is fantastic. The Pampulha Museum is very nice and I had the opportunity to see a contemporary performance there. I think if you are in BH you can't miss this place at all.

3 Thank Mayra A
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

It's one part of the city that you must see you will see São Francisco church also there few things around as the pampulha lake. In one sunny day you can catch nice shots with your camera but at night be sure to be in a group because is not to safe.

3 Thank FredericoR
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82 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The soccer stadium, the arena, the Saint Francisco church, the art museum, the yatch club and other beautiful magnificent pieces were designed by the great architect Oscar Niemeyer in a set around the Pampulha lake. Read the signs and enjoy the good food. this place is a gift to humanity in terms of design and vision.

1 Thank HEROS E O S
Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Prepair you trip well, know where to get out and spend some time. We had a nice day (perfect cool weather) and as we are fans of architecture, we enjoyed the day

1 Thank jooplent
Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is a must in Belo Horizonte. You have to be keen on walking cause' the best think to do there is to go around the lagoon and visit each of the constructions around it (San Francisco de Asís church, la Casa do Baile, el Iate Club and the museum of art of Pampulha) Before going into the building -... More 

1 Thank Diana H
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I was visiting the St. Francis of Assisi Church and took a side trip alongside the lake when I suddenly ran into this place. It is well worth the visit and the time spend here. Beautiful art and architecture, and this lake is magnificent. I know there's normally not many places to find good food near here without traveling to... More 

1 Thank Frank d
Belo Horizonte
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

There are several places to check out around Pampulha lake including the ones designed by Oscar Niemeyer like Pampulha Church (Igreja S. Francisco de Assis). There is also the house where president Kubitschek used to live which is being turn to a museum. Don't miss also "Casa Do Baile" which used to be a place for popular dancing and nowadays... More 

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