Places to visit in Brazil

When you travel to Brazil, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Brazil, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Brazil to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Brazil things to do can include exploring Brazil attractions and visiting the places of interest.

Brazil is one of the megadiverse counties which house a wide variety of species of birds, animals, and plants. The country’s immense forests are a source of many products. The Amazon rainforest is the world’s most diverse forest that portrays the greatest biological diversity. The savannas support the occupation of cattle rearing on a large scale. The Amazon forest is a power bank of the nation which holds a huge reserve of natural treasures.

 

  1. One of the most important rivers of Brazil is the Amazon River, which is world’s second longest river. In terms of the volume of water, it is the largest one in the world. The Amazon River basin has more than 1000 tributaries that comprise nearly half of the country’s total area. It has world’s one of the most complex and extensive river system which culminates into eight river basins, all draining into the Atlantic Ocean.
  2. The Chapada Diamantina National Park is a national park in the northeast region of Brazil that spread over 1520 sq. km. This national park is characterized by plenty of hills and valleys. There are several rivers which pass through this region and have resulted in the formation of several caves. Once in these caves, even gold and diamond was traced.

The main culture of Brazil is derived from the Portuguese people who settled here. But there has been a very strong influence of the culture of the African slaves on the Brazilian culture. Brazil is the only Portuguese speaking nation in the US, where it has been recognized as the official language.

Brazil has a very rich heritage of music and arts. Brazilian Samba is world famous and also features in the list of UNESCO World Heritage.

This beautiful waterfall is located at the borders of Brazil and Argentina. That is why a part of this waterfall is in the Brazilian territory and the rest in the Argentinean territory. This beautiful waterfall on the Brazilian side is located in the Iguaçu National Park which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is a walkway from where you can get a closer view of the waterfall. The nearest town with an airport in Foz do Iguaçu and visitors can avail a bus or a taxi to reach this national park.

Sugarloaf Mountains in Rio de Janeiro of Brazil is famous as the largest urban climbing areas in the world. This monolith mountain situated beside the Atlantic Ocean attracts many adventure lovers.

Brazil can be an ultimate destination for those who seek leisure and relaxation. It has some of the world’s famous beaches. One of them is Copacabana Beach which is located in the south zone of Rio de Janeiro. This beach attracts millions of visitors annually. Also, this beach hosts several events all around the year. The New Year celebration is always a grand affair. There are concerts which take place night long followed by a huge display of fireworks. At New Year’s Eve, it is being explored by around 2 million people from Brazil as well as throughout the world.

 

Brazil is a beautiful country, which includes natural wonder and a great variety of scenery. Right from the wetlands to the rainforests, and the mountains to waterfalls, Brazil makes a grand vacation destination for families who enjoy exploring the outdoors.

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