We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Palacio Das Artes

Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood: City Center
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Avenida Afonso Pena 1537, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30130-004, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 31 3237 7399
Website
Today
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 2,068 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 14
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Top performances in an arquitectural treasure

This is the major theatre of the city where you can see a symphony orchestra, ballet, opera, famous musician - the International Level cultural events come to Rio de Janeiro, São... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Irene A
Add Photo Write a Review

2,068 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 26: English reviews
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the major theatre of the city where you can see a symphony orchestra, ballet, opera, famous musician - the International Level cultural events come to Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Belo Horizonte. When in Belo Horizonte there are in the Palacio das Artes. It also has an art gallery, an art cinema, and excellent souvenir shop with... More 

Helpful?
Thank Irene A
Belo Horizonte, MG
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

I went to watch a movie in the cinema of Palacio das Artes, and I sat on a wet chair, with a weird smell. At the end of the screening I asked the doorkeeper and he told me there were a beggar sleeping and making his necessities inside the movies room!!! And according to the policy of Minas Gerais government,... More 

Helpful?
Thank flavioorsinicval
Belo Horizonte, MG
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Another must see place while you're in Belo Horizonte. Most of the best musical shows and art exhibitions are shown at this cultural complex right downtown core. You can find many arts, crafts and souvenirs at its attached Centre of Arts & Crafts from Minas Gerais State (Centro de Artesanato Mineiro)/

Helpful?
Thank barbozageraldo
Level Contributor
90 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is one place to go if one is interested in watching plays or exhibitions which happen quite frequently. Its important to find the schedules in advance or maybe buy tickets in advance to make sure you can catch the show.

Helpful?
Thank Rishav G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

As I had already seen the most popular sites of Belo Horizonte I decided to visit the Palácio das Artes. The building is very interesting. But there was only a limited number of exbitions. The souvenir shop was very nice.

Helpful?
1 Thank Solange W
Belo Horizonte, MG
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

A place to change the way you see the world and yourself. All types of art in one place. Great location (easy to get to on foot, bus or taxi). Many free exhibitions. Nice music by the state's philharmonic orchestra and many others. Nice dance exhibitions and plays. There is a small shop with many handmade products of Minas, but... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cla9399
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A must see for various attractions. Ever changing Art exhibits and works and they also have a reasonably priced gift shop that is good for something to grab for a local in that it isn't seen as a regular shopping center or souvenirs for home.

Helpful?
1 Thank Billy O
Belo Horizonte, MG
Level Contributor
47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Notwithstanding which show is being presented worth the pleasure to to be on this theater. When in town check the shows scheduled for the week, including the weekend. Just a tour through the theater is free. Check the tour hours before going.

Helpful?
1 Thank PELLEZZANO
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Palacio das Artes is a place where you contemplate good artists from all around Brazil and the World. Every month there are many different attractions for all tastes. It is located at the most famous avenue of Belo Horizonte, Avenida Afonso Pena, linking the famous Neighborhood Mangabeiras to the center of the city.

Helpful?
1 Thank João A
Belo Horizonte, MG
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is the main concert house of Belo Horizonte. There are always a good option of music and others arts. It is placed in a central área of the city, very to get there.

Helpful?
1 Thank roberto t

Travelers who viewed Palacio Das Artes also viewed

 

Been to Palacio Das Artes? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Palacio Das Artes and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Palacio Das Artes staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?