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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: 12059
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
Drika SalesDrika Sales 03/11/2012
Billy Pinheiro Billy Pinheiro Couse that is ours city 12/06/2009
Aline  Hond.Aline Hond. I live in Belém 11/11/2010
Sophie WeissenhornSophie Weissenhorn Travelling 04/08/2014
Yuri NuñezYuri Nuñez 01/13/2013

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
Belem for New YearsJosh Plotkin3  12/31/2013
We are looking for a host for few days !!!Clédia Gael-  12/16/2013
MUDANÇA URGENTEKacio Mourao6  12/14/2013
Hi!tim S-  12/02/2013
Belém e Ilha de Marajó em AbrilDennes Albert5  11/26/2013
Conselhos para um Gringo em BelémArthur Waldmann5  11/26/2013
Barco Belem Manaus. 27/11Álvaro Paiva-  11/18/2013
Roteiros Geo-turísticos FREEHeliani Sá-  11/16/2013
DICAS DE HOTEIS OU HOSTEL, POUSA URGENTE DIAS 13 A 16 DE SETEMBROCicero Silva1  09/05/2013
Dicas de Hoteis - Set/2013Jean Perez2  09/05/2013
Consulta barcos.Mercedes Rodriguez-  09/02/2013
Procuro republicaDave Tonks2  08/12/2013
CapoeiraDave Tonks1  08/12/2013
Meeting em julho. Vai ficar?Catharina Demasi8  07/12/2013
em Bélem no fim de junho :)EcoNath7  07/05/2013
Belém em julhoewwwe2  06/25/2013
Share Belém and see the world, be a part of the "MEANWHILE" MOVIE MAKING PROJECT!!!Lucrèce Varelli-  06/12/2013
CampingVivi Mezzetta-  06/08/2013
Santarém em junho, informaçõesRoger_Rio3  05/30/2013
Retomada dos EncontrosPatrick Sandre16  04/08/2013
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