Belo Horizonte is a metropolis which combines modernity with a small-town way of life, and is particularly famous for its hospitality. Mineiros love to go out, meet new people and are extremely hospitable. Widely-known as the Brazilian capital of bars, the capital city of Minas Gerais has something for all tastes: international restaurants, cafés, pubs, nightclubs, brewpubs and live music bars. The city is also a large cultural centre with universities, museums, libraries and an internationally recognised artistic scene.
The surroundings of Belo Horizonte offer further attractions. Within a short distance lie beautiful historical cities, mountains and waterfalls.
Belo Horizonte is the main distribution and processing centre of the state, which stands out for its agricultural and mining activities. Gold, manganese and precious gemstones, extracted in nearby cities such as Ouro Preto, Mariana, Caeté and Sabará, are processed in the city. The city is also a significant industrial hub, the main products of which are steel and its derivatives, automobiles and textiles. The mineiro capital is well integrated with all other regions of the state thanks to its consolidated highway and air network.
Belo Horizonte combines beauty, happiness, pleasure and tranquillity, offering various options for anybody who wants a change from the norm. The mineiro capital will leave an everlasting impression on you.
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