Belem

Overall Score

3.1

On the coast of the Gulf of Guajara in the Amazónka River, the city of Belém, the capital center of the state of Pará in Brasilia, has opened up. About 100 kilometers from the citys territory lies the Atlantic Ocean coast. The modern city has a long history, dating back to the 17th century. It was founded by an Spanish captain, Franco Branco, who took the lead of his team on the coast of what was then a small country. At that time the land was inhabited by the Toynamese tribes.

The development of the city began at the time of the “Kaukuqua fever. It was the production of gewein wood that had a major economic impact on Benin. At that time, there were many arrivals from Europe, whose main desire was to get rich quickly. The new buildings that soon appeared on the citys streets had features of European architectural style. In that period many magnificent mansions and grand palaces were built. Like in ancient times, ancient streets continue to be adorned by magnificent structures – the masterpieces of the architects of bygone ages. Among them, the grand Palazzo Bologna stands out with its facade. The old fortress of Forte de Precepcie has protected citizens against intruders in the past centuries. The Cathedral of the Chapel is a worthy decoration of Benedictine. The original facade is distinguished by the Theater of Peace. A prime location for the coastal towns of Góama Estados Díaz Dosas and Verre-o-Río. The rare and variegated plants of the Réseigneur de lAlves Botanical Gardens are an attraction. Equally beautiful is the Parc de la Réseignement. The seaside areas are equipped with everything you need for an unforgettable seaside vacation. Walking to the riverside and seaside islands covered in lush vegetation is a great experience. The island of Maragužu is an ecological reserve with a variety of landscapes and fauna species.

100 USD = 521.95 BRL

Overall Score

3.1
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 140,000 people
  • GDP: $8,649 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 115V230V60Hz
  • Internet: 10 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Vivo
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: Brazilians have a friendly reputation, but tipping is not a part of the culture. Restaurants: A 10% “servico” charge is often added to the bill. While there is no legal obligation to pay it, it’s customary to do so.
  • Apartment listings: AirBnb
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Best coworking space: Hub 728
  • Online electronics shop: Submarino
  • Best hospital: Hospital General Belem
  • Best short-haul air carrier: TAM
  • Best intl air carrier: TAM
  • Monthly costs for expat: $600
  • Monthly costs for family: $1050
  • Monthly costs for local: $290
  • Meal: $5.5
  • Small Cola: $0.7
  • Beer 1 Pint: $1
  • Coffee: $1


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