Research carried out by Datafolha elected Minas Gerais as the ideal place for those looking for preserved natural landscapes and historic sites

If you appreciate historic buildings, but don't give up enjoying incredible natural landscapes, Minas Gerais it's your place. At least that's what a survey carried out by Datafolha indicates that evaluated the travel options of São Paulo residents in 50 categories and elected the state as the best historic destination in Brazil and the best nature destination in 2019.

Minas Gerais It is the Brazilian state that has the largest number of Cultural Heritage Sites in Brazil by UNESCO: Ouro Preto, the Sanctuary of Senhor Bom Jesus de Matozinhos, in Congonhas, the historic center of Diamantina and the Modern Complex of Pampulha.

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In the survey, the highlight was the city of Black gold, which was mentioned spontaneously by 18% of the study participants. In total, 24% of respondents chose Minas as the place with the best preserved historical heritage in Brazil.

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Exuberant nature

In addition to cities that are true open-air museums with several well-preserved buildings, Minas Gerais still offers the tourist landscapes that enchant visitors.

According to the same survey by the Datasheet, the state appears in the preference of respondents when it comes to natural beauty, with 6% of votes. In the same position was the city of Beautiful, at the Mato Grosso do Sul, which was also elected as one of the best Brazilian destinations for those who appreciate nature.

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Minas Gerais It currently has 94 conservation units, including parks, ecological stations and environmental protection areas. “Minas Gerais is already a reference in historical tourism and is now also establishing itself as an important nature destination in Brazil. In addition, we have a differentiated gastronomy, we are a very safe state, with a receptive and welcoming people”, celebrated the Secretary of Culture and Tourism of Minas Gerais, Marcelo Matte.

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