What to do and see in Pocos de Caldas, State of Minas Gerais: The Best Places and Tips

Poços de Caldas is a municipality in southwestern Minas Gerais state, Brazil, in the microregion of the same name. Its estimated population in 2009 was 151,449 inhabitants. The city has hot springs.

1. Cristo Redentor

Pocos de Caldas, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4 based on 2343 reviews

Cristo Redentor

Reviewed By Rob D - Grafton, WisconsinGrafton, Wisconsin

Not as much of a journey as the one in Rio

Saturday afternoon trip.You could walk to the base from the trailhead below, but with the heat and limited time, I drove.You can get right up to it. It might only be about 1/2 the size of the one in Rio, but this one is way less commercialized. Plenty of

2. Waterfall Veil Brides

Av. Joao Pinheiro - Parque Veu das Noivas, Pocos de Caldas, State of Minas Gerais 37704-720, Brazil Nature & Parks, Waterfalls
Excellent
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4 based on 2025 reviews

Waterfall Veil Brides

These cascading waterfalls, whose name means bridal veil, are a beautiful sight to behold.

Reviewed By FERNANDO D - Sao_Paulo_BrazilSao_Paulo_Brazil

Very beautiful

Beautiful waterfall not far from the center.It is on the road that runs alongside the mall of Pocos de Caldas. It has some old ruins of the first plant in the region and an explanatory plaque of the geology of the region. The problem is the storage site.

3. Zoo Das Aves

Rua Antonio Bortolan 910, Pocos de Caldas, State of Minas Gerais 37704-397, Brazil Outdoor Activities, Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks
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5 based on 153 reviews

Zoo Das Aves

ZOO DAS AVES is an enterprise that aims to combine education and environmental preservation with sustainable entertainment, with a proposal of public visitation, becoming an important tourist attraction.

Reviewed By Marcia20142014 - Sao Paulo, SPSao Paulo, SP

Enchanting Bird Zoo

This park has 2,000 birds! They are 200 species in one place! Very organized and well located, the park has some species in cages, but there is also an open area for vist. Amazing!

4. Recanto Japones

Acesso pela Av. David Benedito Ottoni | Jd dos Estados, Pocos de Caldas, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil Sights & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
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4 based on 2905 reviews

Recanto Japones

Reviewed By KodoDrummer - Yekaterinburg, RussiaYekaterinburg, Russia

Beautiful Japanese garden, but buildings destroyed by fire

Recanto Japones is a beautiful Japanese garden with flowers, trees, monkeys, snakes, raccoons, fish, rock exhibitions, waterfalls, and more. It is a great place to relax and enjoy the beauty created by nature and humans, working together. At present, the

5. Cable Car to Sao Domingos ridge

Praca Jose Affonso Junqueira | a estação está em frente ao Teatro do Palace Casino., Pocos de Caldas, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil Nature & Parks, Other, Mountains
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4 based on 1921 reviews

Cable Car to Sao Domingos ridge

Mon, Thu, Fri 2pm-5.30pm, Sat 10am-5.30pm, Sun 8.30am-4pm

Reviewed By FERNANDO D - Sao_Paulo_BrazilSao_Paulo_Brazil

One of the best rides in Pocos de Caldas

Perfect weather on a sunny Saturday we take the cable car which is a tourist attraction the Sierra de Santo Domingo to the Christ on top. Many tourists from all over Brazil there. But lacks a lot better care infrastructure. The service by the staff is goo

6. Cascata das Antas

Avenida Silvio Monteiro dos Santos, Pocos de Caldas, State of Minas Gerais 37704-369, Brazil Nature & Parks, Waterfalls
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4 based on 702 reviews

Cascata das Antas

Mon-Fri 8am-5.30pm, Sat-Sun 8am-6pm

Reviewed By FelipeVerdan - Curitiba, PRCuritiba, PR

The best waterfall in Poços

The most beautiful waterfall in Poços. The water goes down through an immense rock and you can take good pictures close to the waterfall. Also, there is a ruin of an ancient dawn. The place is clean and well cared.

7. Santuario Mae Rainha - Fonte De Vida Nova

Estrada Vicinal Padre Jose Kentenich, Km 4, Pocos de Caldas, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 355 reviews

Santuario Mae Rainha - Fonte De Vida Nova

Reviewed By Chico2015_69 - Bertioga, SPBertioga, SP

That is such a wonderful way to get a first glimpse of Poços de Caldas

Poços de Caldas means "hot spring wells". Poços (Ç = faÇade), besides this very peaceful site has got many other interesting places to visit, e.g. the statue of Christ, which is the second tallest in Brazil (only behind that famous one in Rio), the differ

8. Walter World

Av. Vereador Edmundo Cardillo, 3131, Pocos de Caldas, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil Water & Amusement Parks, Theme Parks
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3.5 based on 886 reviews

Walter World

Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

Reviewed By Wellington D - Sao Paulo, SPSao Paulo, SP

Don't waste your time and money

It was a terrible waste of my time. This park has something like 15 attractions, and my daughter was crazy about the 2 roller-coasters. Guess what? one was closed and you have to be very brave to ride the second one. Old, squeaky and rusty. Several other

9. Fonte dos Amores

Rua Piaui N. 1, Pocos de Caldas, State of Minas Gerais 37701-024, Brazil Sights & Landmarks, Fountains
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4 based on 1635 reviews

Fonte dos Amores

For a romantic spot, come see this lovers’ fountain, where white marble statues are locked in a permanent embrace.

Reviewed By FERNANDO D - Sao_Paulo_BrazilSao_Paulo_Brazil

Traditional Romantic place in Pocos de Caldas / MG

If you're in good company be sure to visit this source and meet the statue and the nature of local.Faziam 22 who did not visit the touristic sights of Pocos de Caldas and this still holds encando. The statue of the details of the couple in love are really

10. Jose Afonso Junqueira Park

Pca. Jose Afonso Junqueira, Pocos de Caldas, State of Minas Gerais 37701-014, Brazil Nature & Parks
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4.5 based on 352 reviews

Jose Afonso Junqueira Park

Reviewed By 327giselleb - Pantego, TexasPantego, Texas

Beautiful Park

Clean and well taken care of this park is a gem! Our kids loved playing in its playground. Worth the visit!

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