About Minas Gerais
The state of Minas Gerais is in southeastern Brazil and the fourth largest by land area and the second largest in population and having Belo Horizonte as its capital. When discovered by the Portuguese, Minas Gerais was inhabited by indigenous people and there was a great migration at the time found gold in their territory. This created wealth and economic and cultural development in the state. Today with the third largest gross domestic product of the country, Minas Gerais has featured in its tourism activities, mining and also for its infrastructure, such as hydroelectric plants and the largest road network in Brazil. The tourism options in Minas Gerais are countless. In this great Brazilian state are located many cities, towns and historic villages with various attractions. The openness and simplicity of the mining people is a registered trademark and is always an invitation to enjoy its typical and delicious cuisine, such as jerk chicken, tutu to mining, drover beans among others. We can not forget the black coffee accompanied by a warm cheese bread and well Miner! The natural beauty of Mines are breathtaking! The mountains and hills, the Jequitinhonha Valley and Baroque art are inspirations of poems and music. Nature is portrayed by its numerous rivers, waterfalls, forests and preserved forests. The ecological and religious tourism are also featured in this state full of history and nature. In its beautiful cities Mines offers plenty of walks, culture, entertainment, restaurants, bars, hotels and inns to receive entertain your visitors. Minas Gerais is also well known for his catchphrases "uai" and "train" immortalized across Brazil.