Tourists Destinations in Brazil

Brazil’s tourist attractions consist of imposing waterfalls, wetlands filled with wildlife, and the untouched wilderness of the Amazon rainforest where several isolated tribes still live without any contact with the rest of the world.  One of Brazil’s best-preserved colonial towns, Ouro Preto, meaning “black gold”, was founded at the end of the 17th century. The city contains well preserved Portuguese colonial architecture, while modern buildings must adhere to historical standards maintained by the city.

Teatro Amazonas or Amazon Theatre is an opera house located in Manaus, in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest and was built during the heyday of rubber trade using materials from all over the world, with furniture from Paris, marble from Italy, and steel from England.

Fernando de Noronha is a beautiful archipelago with pristine beaches, landscapes and wildlife, situated 354 km (220 miles) off the northeastern coast in Brazil and is a favorite for divers and snorkelers with warm waters year-round and very good visibility even at depths of 50 meters.

Olinda is located on the Brazil’s northeastern coast, just north of Recife and is a colorful city, with its red-roofed white buildings that contrast with the blue of Brazil’s north Atlantic coast.

Salvador is the capital of the state of Bahia, with a vibrant musical scene and loads of exceptional beaches all around.The Pantanal is the world’s largest wetland, lying mostly in Western Brazil and is famous for wildlife. The Pantanal is also home to one of the largest Jaguar populations in the Americas.

There are carnival celebrations in virtually every corner of Brazil and the most famous carnival is undoubtedly the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, that attracts 2 million people a day, almost half a million foreigners during 4- day celebration.

The Amazon River is the second longest river in the world and the Amazon Basin is covered by half of the planet’s remaining rainforests. One of the great natural wonders of the world, Iguaçu Falls is situated on the border between Brazil and Argentina and it consists of 275 falls along the Iguazu River.

Christ the Redeemer is the famous statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro and stands 39.6 meters (130 ft) tall, including its 9.5 meters (31 ft) pedestal and has become an icon of Rio and Brazil.

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