Part of the "Pampulha Architectural Complex" that brought architect Oscar Niemeyer international acclaim and popularity in the 1940s, Casa Do Baile was designed as a small restaurant/dance hall, built on its own artificial island. It includes a circular block from which a free-form marquee unravels, following the contour of the island. After the building’s completion, this free-form design became wildly popular in Brazilian architecture, adding to Niemeyer’s already enviable global reputation. The site is close to the Pampulha Art Museum and is a must-see for all lovers of modern architecture. Don’t leave before walking down to the nearby lagoon, where you can take photographs of this key cultural area and its important landmark. To visit Casa Do Baile and other attractions in Belo Horizonte, use our Belo Horizonte trip maker website.
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Casa Do Baile Reviews
Sometimes you expect that a landmark is big and massive, as they say is everything in Brazil. This is a cool space with beautiful design inside. A nice restaurant and stunning view of lake.Try to be..... more »
This is one of the buildings designed by Oscar Niemeyer, the most famous Brazilian architect,while yet at the beginning of his career, for the complex of Pampulha, in Belo Horizonte. This place was..... more »
The architecture is very interesting, the surroundings are very well kept and the view of the lake is very picture worthy. The cafe is a little pricey but good, but the most interesting thing is the acoustic of the room. Stand in the center of the circle and speak or sing and your voice is amplified.
One of the four architectural works of Oscar Nieyemer, making up the Conjunto Moderno da Pampulha (Pampulha Modern Ensemble), located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and recognized in 2016 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site under the category Patrimônio Cultural(Cultural Heritage).
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