"Belém - Amazon!" Belém by luwan

Belém Travel Guide: 137 reviews and 359 photos

Ver-o-peso Market

I was born in Belém. I always lived in Belem, but in 2006 I moved to the south of my country.

Belém is a city into the Amazon Region and is known as ""Cidade das Mangueiras" (city of the mango trees), whereas there are a lot of them at the streets!

Photo: Ver-o-peso Market is a very known place! CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE

See my travelogue page with my new uploaded pics on a river in the Amazon Rainforest

Feliz Lusitânia Complex

Feliz Lusitânia is a Touristic complex in the center of the city!

* Tourist's places - go to Republica Square, Theatro da Paz, Casa das Onze Janelas (Eleven Windows House), Nazaré Church (Basilic), Residence's Park, Zoo Goeldi, Zoo Rodrigues Alves, Mangal das Garças's Park, Estação das Docas (an old harbor with a lot of restaurants in front of Guajará's bay), St. José Liberty, Ver-o-peso Market and so on.

* Fun time - Cross the Guamá river to Saudosa Maloca Restaurant, Mormaço's Bar, "A pororoca" night club to dance Brega (local rhythm).

* Religious - go also to Belém in October, always second sunday, in order to get CÍRIO DE NOSSA SENHORA DE NAZARÉ, the prettiest religious celebration of the world, with more of 2 millions people on the streets!

* Eat:
* Pato no tucupi
* Tacacá
* Maniçoba
* Açaí
* Vatapá
* Caruru
* Pirarucu
* Cupuaçu Ice-cream
* Bacuri Ice-cream
* Tapioca Ice-cream

* Some Importants Links about Belém and Region:
* PARÁ TURISMO - Tourism Official WebPage of Belém in english
* Oficial WebPage of Círio de Nazaré - in portuguese
* Belém on Wikipédia - in english
* Belém on Wikipédia - in portuguese
* Amazon Rainforest on Wikipédia - in english

The City of the Mango Trees

Tipical street in Belém full of mango trees!

When visiting Belém go also (it is close by):
* Algodoal Island
* Salinópolis
* Marajó Island
* Vigia (specially on Carnivals!!!)

  • Last visit to Belém: Jun 2010
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    May 6, 2010 at 3:53 PM

    nice page luiz. i was in belem myself a few years ago and found the city very interesting. still have my paysandu football shirt :O).

  • mircaskirca's Profile Photo
    Jul 5, 2007 at 7:42 AM

    Que delicias Luiz :) Adoro mesmo acai e tacaca!!! Quando no Brasil e como quase todos os dias! :)

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