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RESUMEDSpace is operating at 10% capacity which allows for a unique experience amid the exuberant nature of the place

By Vanessa Castro

Tourists can now return to visit the charms of the Inhotim Institute. Credit: Pedro Vilela / MTur Tourists can now return to visit the charms of the Inhotim Institute, in Brumadinho, 55km from Belo Horizonte (MG). Reopened last weekend (07.11), after months closed due to the pandemic, the site received 500 visitors per day, the maximum number allowed as a preventive measure against coronavirus. it usually receives around 5,000 people, tourists and residents of the region report a practically exclusive experience amid 140,000 hectares of green area and open air exhibitions. “It is the first time that I go to Inhotim and, even with the fear of the pandemic, I felt very safe. It had a very small number of people, which made it possible to enjoy the place as if it were just for me, ”said Carla Pereira, a resident of Belo Horizonte. In addition to reducing capacity, the Institute also adopted several other preventive measures, such as making it available of gel alcohol totems, the limitation of the number of people in certain galleries and even the closing of some of them because they are very closed and without natural ventilation. Although the environment has a lot of green area, the use of masks is mandatory and the administration advises that each visitor take their water bottle, since the drinking fountains are prohibited as a security measure. Inhotim is open on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays and tickets are sold only over the internet, with scheduled visits. Brumadinho residents registered in the Nosso Inhotim program do not pay admission to the Institute. (Click here to guarantee your ticket) .TREM BH-BRUMADINHO – The Action Plan for the BH-Brumadinho tourist train, which links the cities of Minas Gerais, was approved at the first meeting of the Ministry of Tourism Mobility and Connectivity Forum (Mob-Tur) Tourism, held in October. The project foresees the revitalization of a station in Belo Horizonte, close to the Museum of Arts and Crafts (MAO), and the construction of another in Inhotim. In activity, it will be able to transport 1,400 people a day in two locomotives with ten wagons each. The 52-kilometer journey will take just over an hour. Edition: Rafael Brais

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