Elected to be the new capital of Minas Gerais, taking over for Ouro Preto, it was a planned city and today attracts much investment. Recognized as a center of medical, biotechnological and information excellence, Belo Horizonte host important national and international events.

Everyone who visits the city shouldn’t miss the Pampulha centre, the Belo Horizonte museum of Art, the Yacht Club, the Dancing Academy, the House of Juscelino Kubitschek, the Headquarters of the Zoo-Botanical Foundation, the monument to Iemanjá and the Mineirão and Mineirinho soccer stadiums, registered as historic heritage.

Belo Horizonte is also the start point to the Gold Circuit: Ouro Preto,Congonhas do Campo, São Joao del Rei, Tiradentes and Diamantina historical cities.