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Tips to visit Inhotim
How do I get there? Is it possible to visit the whole Park in one single day? Where can I stay near there? How much is the ticket? Do they have parking facilities? Im going straight from the airport, where I can store my luggage? Can I take a guided tour?
If Inhotim is part of your wish list to 2014, at some point you will come across some of these questions. Enjoy the tips and start planning your visit.
The first step is to know how to get there.
Inhotim is located in Brumadinho (MG), about 60 km from Belo Horizonte. To calculate the best route for your trip, just click here (http://www.inhotim.org.br/visite/como-chegar). If you are in Belo Horizonte, on average, it will take you 90 minutes to drive to Inhotim. The parking lot at the park is free of charge. However, if you fly in, you can rent a car or take a taxi. It takes about 2 hours from Confins airport to the park or one and a half hour from Pampulha airport. The good news is that Inhotim has lockers for your handbags and luggage. You can also get there by bus. Saritur bus company has a line that goes from the Belo Horizonte bus station, located downtown, straight to the park, Tuesdays through Sundays . Check out the timetables and bus fares here.
Where to stay.
Okay, now that you already know how to get there, you need to decide if you are going to stay in Brumadinho or in Belo Horizonte. Inhotim has 110 hectares of visitation area, which means you won’t be able to visit the entire park in just one day. If you are in Belo Horizonte and have a day off, you will certainly enjoy the visit. But if Inhotim is your main destination, a three-day visit is your best option. This way, you can walk, reflect and enjoy the environment with no need to hurry. Check out the lodging options here.
And now what?
Purchased airline tickets, hotel reservation, it’s time to plan your visit to the park. Since Inhotim is a place unlike any other you’ve ever visited, there are some tips that can make your visit there even better. Besides being a Contemporary Art Center, Inhotim is also a Botanical Garden. Art galleries are surrounded by palm trees, flowers, lakes and plenty of wooden benches. Yes, art in the middle of nature. Thats why walking is an important part of the visit. To save some time, a good tip is to buy your ticket in advance. And if necessary, you can also rent internal transportation on our electric carts. Click here to purchase your ticket.
Another great tip is to navigate through the park before going there. The interactive map helps you decide routes, learn about the galleries and even get better acquainted with some of the artworks. Speaking of delving into the park, here you can learn about the guided visits that happen at Inhotim. Food service points are strategically located. Check out each one of them. Before you hit the road, it’s worth reading the visitation rules, so that everything will run as planned.
If you made it this far, you are very close to accomplishing your goal. Inhotim is an unforgettable place. Enjoy!