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Uberlândia is a city in the Triângulo Mineiro region of Northern Minas Gerais.


Avenida Cesário Alvim

Uberlândia is the state's second biggest city.

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Uberlândia has the second largest airport in Minas Gerais in terms of passengers.

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  • Miranda Reservoir (Reservatório da Usina de Miranda). Located on the Miranda dam, which gives tourists a panoramic view of the Araguari River. There is also a Dinosaur Park, with full size dinosaur replicas.
  • Sabiá Park (Parque do Sabiá), Rua Haia, no number (between the neighborhoods of Tibery and Santa Mônica), +55 34 3213-7093. Daily 06:00-22:00. An area of 1.85 million square meters, with woods, lakes, a zoo, sporting grounds, a water park, the Tancredo Neves Gymnasium, and one of Brazil's largest stadiums, João Havelange Stadium, with capacity for 50,000. The park is one of the most visited spots in the city, especially on weekends.
  • Sucupira Falls (Cachoeira do Sucupira) (17 km from the city). 15-m waterfall on the Uberabinha River.


  • Cerrado Biodiversity Museum (Museu de Biodiversidade do Cerrado).
  • Indian Museum (Museu do Índio).
  • Mineral and Rock Museum (Museu de Minerais e Rochas).
  • Praça do Coreto Museum (Museu da Praça do Coreto).
  • Uberlândia Municipal Museum (Museu Municipal de Uberlândia).
  • University Art Museum (Museu Universitário de Arte).


  • Arena Theater (Teatro de Arena), Praça Sérgio Pacheco.
  • Arts Stage Theater (Teatro Palco das Artes).
  • Gruponta-pé Free School Theater (Teatro da Escola Livre do Gruponta-pé).
  • Oscar Niemeyer Municipal Theater (Teatro Municipal Oscar Niemeyer).
  • Rondon Pacheco Theater (Teatro Rondon Pacheco).


The city has architectural, culture, and natural values. Here are the main attractions in the city:

  • Municipal Market of Uberlândia: It is located at the centre of the city. It was established in 1923, but only had its construction started in 1944, under the tenure of Mayor Vasconcelos Costa, with modern era architecture. It was a wholesaler centre until 1977, when the commerce was transferred to the Ceasa. It is situated in Olegario Máciel Road, and offers diverse typical products from the state of Minas Gerais.
  • Municipal Museum of Uberlândia: It is located at the centre of the city, on the Clarimundo Carneiro Square. The same building had been used as City Hall. It has been reformed and today is a place where many cultural projects take place.
  • Sabiá Park: It is a park/zoo administrated by FUTEL (the Uberlândian Foundation for Tourism, Sport and Leisure), located in the borough of Tibery, on the East Zone of the city. It is a green complex made up of a Zoo with dozens of animals in captivity; seven lakes that come together to form one big lagoon; an aquarium that has 36 tanks and 36 different fish species; a running track of 5,100 meters; and much more.
  • Municipal Park Victoria Siquierolli: It is located on the North Zone of Uberlândia, being where legitimate examples of vegetation of the Brazilian cerrado can be found, with trees with leathery leaves, twisted trunks, colourful flowers and many fruits, as well as a playground for children and a biodiversity museum. Its total area complies of a total of 232 300 square meters and is located between the boroughs of Jardim América II, Residencial Gramado, Nossa Senhora das Graças e Cruzeiro do Sul.
  • Rondon Pacheco Avenue: It is considered to be the “gastronomic corridor” of Uberlândia. Around it is where the nightlife in Uberlândia can be found, having many bars, restaurants, cachaçarias, pizzerias, cafes, ice cream parlours and sweet shops. There are more than 60 establishments across the avenue. Furthermore, the avenue also has many hotels, convenience stores, gas stations, supermarkets and hypermarkets. The avenue cuts the city from east to west. The Governor Rondon Pacheco Avenue starts with its merge with the Silvio Regain Avenue, on the Tubalina borough, on the southeast region of the city, and ends up on the BR-050 highway, on the furthest side of the Custodio Pereira borough, on the west region of the city.




  • Serginho Lanches, R. Tamandaré 75 - Tabajaras, +55 34 3210-9605. 18:00-01:00. Specializing in sandwiches, there are various great dishes, especially those made with picanha. There are also vegetarian options. R$ 4-12.


  • Barolo, Av. João Naves de Ávila 1331 - Tibery (inside Center Shopping), +55 34 3210-1004. Pasta buffet. R$ 22.
  • Dom Giuseppe, Praça Cícero Macedo 118 - Fundinho, +55 34 3210-0029. Italian restaurant with pizzas, pastas, and meat dishes. Per-kilo buffet at lunchtime. R$ 12-35.



  • London Pub, Av. Floriano Peixoto 39 - Centro, +55 34 3236-5081. Door charge of R$ 5-25.
  • [dead link] Lounge, Praça Rui Barbosa, 110 - Centro, +55 34 3215-4600.
  • [formerly dead link] Rock'n Beer, Av. Floriano Peixoto 18 - Centro. Irish pub with a selection of 25 imported beers, and Guinness and Erdinger on tap. Good pub food. Jazz and Blues on Wednesdays, and rock from Thursday to Sunday. Door charge of R$ 10-20.
  • Vitorios, Av. Floriano Peixoto 28 - Centro, +55 34 3214-2828. Event venue with electronic music, pagode, and sertanejo. Door charge of R$ 10-25.






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