Best Travel Destinations in Brazil

Brazil offers a unique experience for all kinds of travelers, everything that can be offered on a perfect vacation package from shopping, adventure, beaches or excellent tours. It is a vast country with many destinations; it is, therefore, advisable to properly plan well for the vacation to experience the most out of Brazil. Below are some of the best spots:

Rio De Janiero

The locals say this was God’s Seventh-day creation. Rio, as it is commonly known, is located in the south-east of Brazil and it is the most frequently visited cities in the whole of South America. The marvelous city combines a stunning landscape and never ending culture. It is famous for its mountains, many landmarks, best beaches and the famous Carnival festival.

It is strategically placed in the world’s biggest harbors and is surrounded by natural attraction sites such as the famous Sugarloaf and Corcovado Mountains. The famous beaches include the Ipanema and the Copacabana. The highlight of the city is the most famous iconic landmark that is the gigantic statue of Jesus Christ the Redeemer that stands atop of the Corcovado Mountain.

There are other spots to visit in Rio, these include

  • The Lagao neighborhood – The exclusive community found in the affluent Zona Sul district is one of the most expensive places in South America. It is home to a huge lagoon referred to as the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. A 4-mile path encircles it and is perfect for joggers and cyclist. Open cafes and restaurants are plenty where you can have an excellent view of the lagoon.
  • Maracana Football Stadium – It is one of the landmarks in Rio and will be home for the World cup 2014 final. It holds nearly 80,000 fans and is one of the largest football ground in Brazil. Turkish football fans should visit this stadium if they have the correct visa requirements via the Turkey Embassy.
  • Ipanema Beach – It is located in the southern zone between the Copacabana and LeBlanc beaches. It has soft white sand and one of the best beaches in the world. Around the beach are shops, open cafes, and restaurants, art galleries, clubs, and theatres.

Sao Paulo

This is the Brazil biggest city and most populated cities in the world. The city is well-known for its skyscrapers, various neighborhoods, landmarks and other points of interest. The city is home to many festivals and carnivals that can only be rivaled by Rio De Janiero’s.

Some of the places you have to visit are:

  • Museum of Art – It has a stunning architecture as well as art. A lot of art-loving tourist visit here to view ancient art and cultural arts as well.
  • Sao Paulo Cathedral, Ibirapuera Park, Vila Olimpia and

Guazu Falls

It offers one of the best natural wonders. It forms a series of 275 tall and stunning waterfalls on the Iguazu River called the Devil’s Throat’ and are one of the biggest in the world. The falls are also surrounded by subtropical rainforest home to hundreds of rare and endangered trees and exotic wildlife. The falls can be reached from Iguazu city by taxi or bus.

Tourists are often reminded to be safe in Brazil. Here are some few tips:

  • Always carry a copy of your driver license and passport
  • Carry a few notes of money and preferably use credit cards for big purchases.
  • Have the emergency telephone number, business card for your hotel or taxi driver always.
  • A cell phone placed safely in your pocket

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