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WELCOME to Belém do Pará Group at CouchSurfing!!!!

If you wanna enjoy your time in this 2.5 million metropolis lost in Amazon jungle, this group is the gate.

Belém has lots of great and unforgetable experiences to offer for locals and travelers, so once here don't be in a hurry!

Enjoy the city as it was your last day on th earth. Take a look at the posts in the group and make yours! Belém is waiting for you. ;)

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BELÉM IN FEW WORDS

Eating: vatapá, caruru, tacacá, maniçoba, pupunha, pirarucu, bacuri, cupuaçu, manga,

Drinking: açaí, açaí branco, bacaba, bacuri, cupuaçu, muruci, taperebá, guaraná, cerpa, amazon beer

Going: bosque rodrigues alves, museo emilio goeldi, praça batista campos, praça da república, teatro da paz, estação das docas, mangal das garças, ilha do combu, ilha de cotijuba, ilha de mosqueiro, catedral da sé, igreja de nazaré, complexo feliz lusitânia

Listining: carimbó, brega, tecnobrega, lundum, siriá, retumbão, xote bragantino

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DID YOU KNOW?*
1. Almost 70% of Belém territory is of islands. Among the 41 ones, you shouldn't miss Combu, where you find lots of restaurants in the jungle, Mosqueiro and Cotijuba, both famous for its beautiful river beaches with waves.

2. The city is one of the famoust gastronomic spots in Brazil. Part of it comes from dishes as Vatapá, Maniçoba, Caruru and Tacacá. Plus the fruits and fishes from Amazon make your taste experience unforgetable.

3. 87% of Açaí berry comes from Belém and nearby towns and you can also find it in green and grey colors, called respectively açaí branco and bacaba.

4. Belém is also known as "Cidade das Mangueiras" (City of Mango Trees), due to lots of those kind of trees founded in the donwtown streets.

5. Lambada, the internationally popular dance in the 1980s, came from Belém and its directly influenced by Carimbó, a typical wonderful dance founded in Belém, coast towns in Pará and Marajó Island.

* Written by Lysmar Freitas

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Click on the picture below to check out our Belém CouchSurfing Wiki


Contents
* 1 Getting In and Around
* 2 Free Wi-Fi Spots
* 3 Living Nature
* 4 Alternative Movie Theaters
* 5 Shopping, Selling and Exchange
* 6 Music Concerts
* 7 Getting there and away
* 8 Dangers and Annoyances

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WHAT? Need extra help?
Contact one of the Belém CS Ambassadors

What is a CS Ambassador?
Ambassadors are experienced CouchSurfing members who contribute their time to activities that support the CS community. They meet up with new members, organize events, answer questions, and generally spread the word about how to be a great host or guest (not least of all by being good hosts and guests themselves!).


Members: 1318
Sub-Groups: 5
Members in Sub-Groups: 156
Posts: 12060
Created: Dec 21, 2006
Type: Public
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Members

NameJoined
Lysmar Freitas Lysmar Freitas moderator I live in Belém 12/22/2006
Dani Ledo Reis Dani Ledo Reis moderator i was born there. 10/23/2007
Analucia Wanzeller Analucia Wanzeller moderator I live in Belém 05/30/2011
ADRIANABUENO86ADRIANABUENO86 09/21/2013
ARAKAWA-SANARAKAWA-SAN I was born and raised in Belém, I love my city, here's my place! =D 06/24/2009
Ednaldo PereiraEdnaldo Pereira 05/07/2012
Claudinha .Claudinha . 04/03/2012
Dennes Albert Dennes Albert vou em ferias... 11/15/2013

Sub-Groups

  NameMemPost
Belém CS Classifieds / Classificados176
Belém Last Minute Couch70112
Belém - Para além dos pontos turísticos71
Belém- ve-o-peso 1-
Paraenses pelo mundo ...198
Para Island - Ilhas do Pará3210

Group Posts

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  Title By Replies Date
Flagged postsModerator 2  12/24/2011
Amizade em BelémEdnaldo Pereira-  04/21/2014
Estou em Belém busco parceir@ para passeio !Karoline Fendel9  04/17/2014
Conhecendo o lindismo Brasil! Recomendacoes, Hospedagem, AmizadesAnja Foltanska5  04/14/2014
Belem - Santarem by BoatSophie Weissenhorn-  04/13/2014
Who wanna meet up?Sophie Weissenhorn8  04/12/2014
SaLdosa Maloca (com L mesmo)Andre Coruja1  04/12/2014
Encontramos em Belem / Meet-up in Belem! (11/04)FIONAYO2  04/11/2014
O que fazer em Belém em 6 dias?FELICIO CARRIÇO DAL COL22  04/11/2014
Qual a boa do fim de semana?Paulo Tiago Muliterno-  04/11/2014
Guitarrada Concert - typical live music - every ThursdayAndre Coruja1  04/10/2014
Candomble in BelemSophie Weissenhorn-  04/08/2014
Grupo no faceRenato Cenoura2  03/24/2014
Teatro da PazAna Rosa de Lima-  02/26/2014
en visite a BelémThomas Berbach5  02/25/2014
Existe algum encontro do CS em Belém?Augusto Pinheiro de Almeida5  02/20/2014
Visiting BelémAugusto Pinheiro de Almeida-  02/17/2014
Jungle tours or excursions outside?Gulnara Zhanibekova7  02/14/2014
carnavalBruna Borges4  02/14/2014
recifense em BelemPedro Americo Correia7  02/14/2014
Comida tipica em Para/ Typical dishes in ParaAmy Carson1  02/11/2014
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