48 hours in Belem, Brazil
Belem, considered the entrance gate to the Amazon, is a destination known for its historical architecture and peculiar culinary. The famous city of mangroves has attractions that highlight its beauty, history and nature as the Feliz Lusitania complex. Check here for tips on what to do on a trip short time in Belem.
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[accordion] [accordion_item title =”Morning” class=”acc-opened”] Mangal das Garças: Visit the Mangal das Garças that represents a piece of all the amazonas wealth in the middle of the city. Meet the orchidarium, butterfly garden and gazebo that has a beautiful view of the historic center of Belem. [/accordion_item] [accordion_item title =”Afternoon” class=”acc-opened”] Lunch: The Manjar das Garças offers a full buffet with typical dishes from Pará. The perfect opportunity to experience the traditional duck in tucupi.
Polo Joalheiro: The building, which was a prison until 2001, now houses a cultural center that includes the State Museum of the Gemas and Craftsman House. The location also offers shops for sales of stones, jewelry and marajoara crafts, besides the traditional ice cream Cairu.
Museum of Sacred Art: Inside the Church of St. Alexander, the museum has a collection of Brazilian and European works that relate to the period of the rubber in the city, as well as a contemporary collection. This collection also includes a set of works called Iconography of Pará, which portrays through paintings and photographs, scenes of Belem and its inhabitants and also the Amazon environment.
Feliz Lusitania Complex: The Tourist Complex Feliz Lusitania is situated in the oldest part of Belém and home to the Fort of the Nativity, the square Dom Frei Caetano Brandão, the House of the 11 windows and the Metropolitan Cathedral of Belem.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title =”Evening” class=”acc-opened”] Dinner at Boteco das 11: For fine dining without losing the essence of Pará cuisine, try the famous dishes of Boteco das 11.
Boteco das 11: After dinner, extend your evening in the restaurant, which turns into club with live music.
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[accordion] [accordion_item title =”Morning” class=”acc-opened”] Ver-o-Peso: Marvel at the Ver-o-Peso, with the flavors and colors of fruits typical of the region, marajoara ceramics, plenty of fresh fish and popular belief drinks. Be sure to try the traditional açai with farofa.
Republic Square: Sunday is the day of the Craft Fair of the Republic Square. In addition to a place dedicated to outing with the family, you will find tents of goodies, regional crafts and souvenirs of the city.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title =”Afternoon” class=”acc-opened”] Lunch: Pará exquisite cuisine, the Remanso do Peixe highlights stews made with typical delicious fishs of Belém do Pará.
Boulevard Shopping: On the way to the Dock Station, take the time to shop in the trendy Boulevard Mall.
Dock Station: After meeting the warehouses Boulevard of the Arts, Gastronomy and Fairs and Exhibitions, take a boat ride around the river shores of Belem, enjoying dances and songs that represent the culture of Pará.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title =”Evening” class=”acc-opened”] Dinner at Amazon Beer: before delighting yourself with the artisanal beers, try the famous stuffed sausage. You will not regret it.
Amazon Beer: For lovers of artisanal beer, Amazon Beer is a must. Regional flavors like açaí, cupuaçu or bacuri are some options that you can enjoy at the bar.[/accordion_item]
[accordion_item title =”Where to stay in Belem” class=”acc-opened”] Hilton Belem: Set in the commercial center of Belém and just 20 minutes from Val de Cans Airport, the Hilton hotel Belem benefits from views over Guajara Bay and a close proximity to the city’s most popular attractions, including the neoclassical Teatro da Paz. [/accordion_item] [/accordion] [/col] [/row]