Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte plays host to
six World Cup matches, including a semi-final.
Belo Horizonte - Estadio Mineirao
In the group stage, Belo Horizonte hosted fans from Algeria,
Rica, England, Greece and
After Brazil became a republic in 1889, Belo Horizonte replaced
Ouro Preto as the capital city of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.
Once Belo Horizonte expanded beyond the urban planning vision of Aarao
Reis, the Brazilian architect, Oscar Niemeyer, was commissioned to design Belo Horizonte's
new neighbourhoods with wide avenues, squares and parks.
Football in Belo Horizonte
The local football fans will probably support Atletico (Clube Atl�tico Mineiro),
Cruzeiro (Cruzeiro Esporte
Clube), or America (Am�rica Futebol
Belo Horizonte is where England lost (0:1) to USA; on 29th June, 1950.
2014 World Cup Finals fixtures played at Estadio Mineirao.
Saturday, 14th June
Colombia vs Greece (3:0)
Tuesday, 17th June
Belgium vs Algeria (2:1)
Saturday, 21st June
Argentina vs Iran (1:0)
Tuesday, 24th June
Costa Rica vs England (0:0)
Saturday, 28th June
Brazil vs Chile (1:1aet)
Tuesday, 8th July
Brazil vs Germany (1:7)
Road to The Final.
in Belo Horizonte.
Rodoviario Governador Israel Pinheiro is Belo Horizonte's bus terminal.
If you're in Belo Horizonte for a few days, you may want to visit the
old colonial cities of Mariana, Ouro Preto and Congonhas (about 100km away from Belo Horizonte).
Tourist information for visitors to Belo Horizonte provided by the Belo Horizonte, Minas
Gerais government website.
Brazil tourist information with details about travel to and around the country. Where to
stay and what to see is made easier with insider tips and hand-selected Brazil links, by
dedicated editors and visitors to TravelNotes.org - The Online Guide to Travel.
2014 World Cup Finals - Knockout Stage
Please take a moment to like
us on Facebook and share
with your friends on social