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About Contagem

Contagem is located in Minas Gerais which is the third biggest state of Brazil. Contagem is only 21 kilometers of Belo Horizonte, the capital of Minas Gerais. Contagem is a lively city which is a part of a metropolitan having a population of 4.8 million people.

Pampulha Architectural Complex, which you can visit in Pampulha and whose history dates back to the 1940s, was designed with the world-famous Iate Tennis Club. In this large facility, you can have nice walks around the Lake Pampulha, spend a nice day in the tennis court and visit the exhibitions. Especially the families with children can have a good time together by visiting the Museum of Natural Sciences. In this museum, you can see many creatures belonging to the own fauna of the region.

Praca da Liberdade, which is surrounded by palm trees and home to the State House, is an area worth seeing with its historical buildings dating back to the 1960s and special architecture. Here, you can come across various music and art events at any time. If you want to spend a relaxing time in the nature and have a rest around the pool, you can prefer Praca Nossa Senhora da Gloria.

Memorial Minas Gerais Vale, which defines itself as an experience museum, is a center of attraction for visitors with its original and interactive exhibitions. The building of the museum is a historical structure reaching the present day from 1897.

The cuisine of Contagem, which has a rich culture of eating and drinking with its deep-rooted history and multicultural structure, black bean and meat enriched with coconut oil and spices are at the top. You should definitely try Cachaça, which is the 500-year-old national drink of Brazil made from sugar cane.

The best time to visit Contagem is between April and September when the weather is relatively cool and tolerable. The summer months continuing from December to March may not be suitable for holiday since this period is the precipitation season.

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