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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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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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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
Rayane EndoraRayane Endora 12/12/2013
Paulo Tiago MuliternoPaulo Tiago Muliterno Vou a Belém, daí as rodinhas começam a girar. 04/11/2014
ARAKAWA-SANARAKAWA-SAN I was born and raised in Belém, I love my city, here's my place! =D 06/24/2009
Ana Rosa de LimaAna Rosa de Lima visiting! :) 02/26/2014
Sophie WeissenhornSophie Weissenhorn Travelling 04/08/2014

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

  Title By Replies Date
Flagged postsModerator 2  12/24/2011
Rock Open Bar Boat + 5 Bands, next Friday 21 DecemberLysmar Freitas-  12/18/2012
DicaRorix Pinheiro2  12/18/2012
CaBloco Muderno & Convidados, 14/dez. Imperdível!!!Lysmar Freitas7  12/15/2012
Fim de semana em ColaresMagdalena Torres1  12/12/2012
* Mudança no CS - Mensagens dos grupos visíveis no GOOGLE *DECO_23  12/12/2012
VII Festival Se Rasgum: 6, 7 e 8 de DezembroLysmar Freitas3  12/08/2012
A Noite do Canta Galo, Terça, 4/Dez, 20hLysmar Freitas2  12/05/2012
Belém Babel amanhaMagdalena Torres4  12/05/2012
cursoJaka Murovec Banic1  12/03/2012
Belem Babel suspendido hojeMagdalena Torres7  12/01/2012
Café fotográfico com Guy Veloso e Thiago NogueiraRaoni Godinez Godinho-  11/29/2012
1st Brasília Invasion - 29/05 to 02/06/2013Bruna Ferreira2  11/29/2012
Sunset at Forte do Castelo NOW!!!Raoni Godinez Godinho1  11/29/2012
I'm travelling around the world by bikeJeonghwan Kim-  11/29/2012
dois perguntasMagdalena Torres-  11/28/2012
Belem Babel esta quarta!Magdalena Torres5  11/27/2012
Música na Orla (23, 24 e 25 de Novembro)Arthur Amaral5  11/25/2012
Programações pra semana!Raoni Godinez Godinho3  11/20/2012
Programas de voluntariado en Belem para NatalJulio Lavalle-  11/17/2012
Passeio de barco, 15 de novembro. Vamos lá?Lysmar Freitas65  11/16/2012