Araxa, in Minas Gerais, is a city of about 83,000 residents.
Araxa is situated 270 miles (435 kilometers) south of the national capital Brasilia and approximately 270 miles (435 kilometers) north of Sao Paulo.
Salesianos Square and Padre Anacleto Square are two of the most relaxing public gathering places in the Araxa area. Enjoy a picnic lunch, watch the passing parade, and you’ll soon see why these spots are so adored by Araxa residents.
In this culture-rich city, you'll be sure to enjoy a few engaging museums, such as the Dona Beja House, where culture vultures can browse local collections. Admire the building and grounds, see the highlights, and then ask for tips from the locals to discover some of the more niche museums in the area.
Park of Christ is one of the most visited botanical parks around Araxa. It is one of those special places where visitors of all ages come together to picnic, play and relax.