Belo Horizonte nightlife


Belo Horizonte is considered as the bar capital of Brazil. The city has 12000 bars all over the country. This mostly comprises of the bars that are along the sidewalk where you could best experience socializing with the locals. If you are not brave enough to try these bars though there are also a number of upscale bars in the city that will surely give you a great experience.

An Obra

The highlight of this nightspot is their unique way of socialization. Instead of the usual placement of the tables being apart from each other, the bar came up with the idea of placing the side of the table by side. This makes up a very big table where anybody can sit. In this way, visitors of the bar could have a higher chance of socializing with other customers. You will find A Obra in the suburb of Savassi, near the intersection of Avenida Getulio Vargas.

Via Cristina

Near Santo Antonio, in Belo Horizonte, you will find Via Cristina. What makes this bar interesting are the walls. It is covered in displays of bottles that have different varieties of drinks. If you are one who is interested in trying out different flavors of drinks in just one place then you should go to Via Cristina.

If you want to visit the bars in one night, then Savassi is where you will need to go. In this area, there are a number of bars that you can visit and explore.

One perfect time to truly enjoy the different bars of the city is during the Comida di Buteco. This is a very popular competition that is participated by different bars from all over the city. The locals and tourists decide on who the winner will be each year, so expect the best bar experience during this time.

Palacio das Artes

If you’re into the arts, then this spot in Belo Horizonte will surely be one where you’ll have a great time. Situated in Avenida Afonso Pena 1537, Palacio das Artes houses several theatres, an exhibition area, and a cinema. Comedies, dramas, opera, and classical music are some of the acts that are showcased in the theatre while different films are shown in the cinema. The exhibition area holds photography, sculpture and various art exhibits on the other hand. By just going to this one spot you already get to experience various expressions to the city’s culture.