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Layover In Belo Horizonte, Brazil

| December 17, 2014

Stuck on a Belo Horizonte layover at the Tancredo Neves International Airport in Brazil? The airport is located 24 miles north of Belo Horizonte’s city center, which makes it an accessible destination for those on long layovers. If you’re trying to figure out if you are able to leave the airport on your Belo Horizonte layover, click here for useful tips.

stopover in Belo HorizonteIf you’re stuck inside the airport during your Belo Horizonte layover, there’s plenty to do during your wait. The airport has a number of places to eat and drink as well as retail and duty free shopping. There are also select airline departure lounges, an information desk, currency exchange, baby care, a hair salon, lockers to store luggage, lost and found, and more. The airport also lists FAQ.

If you arrive at night or are looking for a place to rest, there are a number of hotels of varying price points in Belo Horizonte, as well as near the airport.

For information on taxes at the airport, click here.

There are a number of transportation options if you decide to leave the airport during your Belo Horizonte layover. You can travel by taxi, bus and shuttle.

Layover Guide’s Suggestions Of Things To Do On A Belo Horizonte Layover:

Praca da Liberdade

The main square in Belo Horizone, Praca da Liberdade is a great place to stretch your legs after a long flight. The square sits beside the Government Palace, and has places to eat, and many events and fairs, especially on the weekends.

Address: Praça da Liberdade, s/nº – Funcionários, Belo Horizonte – MG, 30140-010, Brazil

Memorial Minas Gerais Vale

This museum showcases the history and culture of the surrounding area of Brazil. There are many exhibits about Minas Gerais traditions and the city of Belo Horizonte.

Address: Praça da Liberdade – Savassi, Belo Horizonte – MG, Brazil

Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

Not only is the architecture of this building impressive, but the fine art exhibits are not to be missed. There is also a restaurant inside, a small library, bookstore, and covered courtyard.

Address: Casa Amarela – Praça da Liberdade, 450 – Funcionários, Belo Horizonte – MG, 30170-010, Brazil

For more suggestions of things to do during a Belo Horizone layover, click here.

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