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“Not that charming anymore...”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Praca Da Savassi

Praca Da Savassi
Ranked #30 of 218 things to do in Belo Horizonte
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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199 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Not that charming anymore...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

This used to be the cultural and comercial fancy place in BH, but over the years it has lost its charm. Recent renovation made the place look like an airport runway... the pedestrian streets are nice but at night are turned into a big bar with plastic tables on the sidewalks, not what I would call fancy....

Visited January 2013
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Uberlandia, MG
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“Well located!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2012

Good place to go in the afternoon. It's located in the downtown area and they have good stores offering a variety of services and merchandises.

Visited September 2012
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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86 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“square”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2012

now they finish a revitalization and have police station for safety and security.
some places to eat ,drink and talk,they call these places barzinhos.july 2012.

Visited July 2012
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New York City, New York
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“Not very secure at night”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2012

It is a great place to see during the day, with great shops and restaurants. It has a new water fountain and there are free shows on weekends.
After the stores close at 7PM, it's another history. Young kids doing drugs and begging for money is a "normal thing" to see.

Visited June 2012
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Miami, Florida
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51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
“So full of life!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2012

Renovation hasn't quite finished it, but the place is already teeming with cafés, 'botecos', restaurants, live music, etc. This is the place to sit down, have a drink and watch belorizontinos go by. A bit quieter during lunch time, very good for happy hour, fantastic for a late night beer. Bahiana do Acarajé is very popular with the gay crowd and famous for the dish that gives its name - acarajé da Bahia - a deep fried pastry made from black eyed pees, filled with shrimps, spices, etc. Also popular is 'Orizontino', where people gather for cold beer and for Brazilian kekabs named "churrasquinho." If you'd rather stick with familiar foods, there's a Macdonalds, Mexican food and place that sells pizza by the slice - Pomodori - probably one the best pizza's in the region. Also, all kinds of shops, specially bookstores. Some of the best bookstores in Belo Horizonte concentrate in this area.

Visited April 2012
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