Steps / MG
Considered the capital of Sudoeste Mineiro, located near the banks of the Rio Grande, the city of Passos is the city-pole of the Tourist Circuit Nascentes das Gerais. It is a cozy and safe place to live. In Passos , the tourist finds a typical gastronomy, religious tourism accented with varied styles of architecture, diversified shopping tourism with prominence in the confectionary and furniture industry. In addition to serving as a political-administrative center, because it houses state government bodies and federal agencies and organizations, Passos is a reference in education due to the FESP / UEMG campus and the various technical courses that attract thousands of students , a factor that transforms the night passense known regionally. For those who enjoy shopping, Steps is the right destination. The city has a vast confectionary park with more than 150 factories and / or wonderful shops that are concentrated in Avenida Comendador Francisco Avelino Maia, also known as Avenue of Fashion, where the Hotel City is located. The furniture industry (rustic and fine furniture) has been highlighting and gaining national and international expression for its quality of finish, differentiated design and durability. Strong trade, infrastructure of institutional and private services, allied to the traditional hospitality of Minas Gerais, make shopping tourism in Passos really a differential for those who visit the city. Exhibitions and artistic and photographic shows, book launches are part of the intense cultural movement of the city, which is endowed with excellent infrastructure of small, medium and large spaces that elevate the name of Passos as a city of events. Conventions, fairs and shows are regularly held in the municipality, such as EXPASS, with musical shows and agricultural auctions. The city of Passos has as main tourist attraction Lake Furnas, with its canyons and waterfalls. The tourist has the option of strolling boats and barges, enjoying the tranquility, the fresh air and appreciating the undisputed beauty of the local landscape. The dam is a living postcard for nature lovers. Meet Passos, Lake Furnas and fall in love with this little corner in Minas Gerais.