Brazil is one of the largest countries in the world and most of the country is in the tropics. Thus, it contains a huge number of very interesting geological and biological attractions, including the largest rainforest in the world – the Amazon rainforest.
Brazil is full of unexpected discoveries. This is the birthplace of football, coffee, serials and capoeira. Among the Brazilians are many personalities known to the whole world: athletes, writers, top models, inventors, architects and religious figures. Sao Paulo attracts travelers from all over the world. The unique cathedral of this city is decorated with coffee beans. National Park & Karakol & raquo; will delight not only wonderful views, but also intoxicating smells, because he drowns in blooming hydrangeas. Tourists are rushing to these parts,
to see the amazing beauty of the waterfall.
10 main tourist attractions of Brazil.
1. Christ the Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro is the most famous statue of Jesus in the world and the symbol of Rio, as well as the main attraction of Brazil.
The idea of placing a large Christian monument on the top of Corcovado in Rio dates back to 1850, when a local Catholic priest asked for money to build a monument to Princess Isabella, but she refused. Construction began only in 1926 and ended in 1931.
Christ the Redeemer is considered to be the largest art-deco-style statue in the world. It is the 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world with a height of 30 meters, not including its 8 meters of pedestal. The arms of the statue are 28 meters wide. Christ the Redeemer is located on the top of the 700-meter-high Corcovado mountain.
2. Iguazu Falls (Igua & cced; u Falls)
One of the most impressive sights of Brazil, the Iguazu Falls is amazing, at a distance of 3 kilometers there are about 275 waterfalls. This is a real miracle of nature. Impressive natural strength and noise from the cascades of waterfalls will remain in your memory for a long time and this not to mention the jungles that surround the waterfalls. In the area of the Iguazu Falls, the borders of three states converge, Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.
The Iguazu Falls are listed in the Unesco World Heritage List.
3. Amazon River (Amazon River)
Amazon has the world’s largest water basin, which occupies almost half of the territory of South America. Amazon is the second longest river in the world, formed by the confluence of the Maranion and Ucayali rivers. The Amazon River basin is home to a variety of Indian cultures, as well as the habitat of a huge number of wild animals and impassable jungles.
4. Rio Carnival (Rio Carnival)
Brazil and carnival, these words are synonymous, it’s hard to imagine Brazil without a carnival. Carnivals in Brazil are held in every corner, but the biggest and most famous carnival is undoubtedly the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Rio carnival attracts two million people a day to the streets of the city and almost half of them are tourists. The carnival in Rio lasts 4 days. The carnival in Rio these days is everywhere, in the streets and squares, in bars and clubs and in all other corners of Rio.
5. The Pantanal
The large tectonic depression in Brazil, which is almost completely swamped, is the Pantanal. The Pantanal is located in the Paraguay River Basin area and is one of the world’s largest and most diversified freshwater wetland ecosystems. The Pantanal is also one of the main tourist attractions of Brazil. It is believed that the Pantanal in Brazil is the best place to see wild animals.
6. Beaches of Salvador (Salvador Beaches)
The colorful city of Salvador is the pearl of Brazil’s cultural identity. While Rio in the south became a cosmopolitan center, El Salvador retained a strong cultural identity. Founded in 1549, Salvador was the capital in the heyday of the slave trade.
One of the central beaches of Salvador, this is Porto de Barra, this beach is perfect for a peaceful holiday, splashing in the sea and sunbathing. The beach of Farol da Barra has a beautiful view, especially during sunset, and is also very popular with surfers due to its high waves. Plakaford nature beach is created for family rest, here there are calm waters and soft sandy beaches. South of the city, there are many beautiful beaches that include Tinhare and Boipeba beaches.
The historical center of the city is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
7. Historic Center of Olinda (Historic Center of Olinda)
After its founding in 1535 by the Portuguese navigator Duarte Coelho, Olinda quickly became a thriving city thanks to the trade in sugar. Sugar at that time enjoyed a frenzied demand in the international market and when the city was at the peak of its participation in the sugar market, several religious orders, including the Jesuit order, settled in Olinda, thanks to which the city has many monasteries and churches, as well as a beautiful historical The city center, which is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
8. Fernando de Noronha (Fernando de Noronha)
Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago of 21 islands and islets in the Atlantic Ocean. Its clean beaches, landscapes and wildlife attract tourists from all over the world. The island is also home to one of the largest breeding colonies of seabirds in the South Atlantic, a unique ecological clean place listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and most of the archipelago is in the National Marine Park of Brazil.
The archipelago was discovered by Amerigo Vespucci (1454-1512), an Italian merchant and cartographer in 1503.
9. Teatro Amazonas Theater
The Amazonas Theater or the Opera House, is located in Manaus, in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. The construction of the theater began during the heyday of rubber trade using materials from all over the world, with furniture from Paris, marble from Italy and steel from England. To the theater’s dome was covered 36,000 small ceramic tiles, painted in the colors of the Brazilian flag.
The first on the stage of the theater was the world-famous Italian tenor Enrico Caruso, the performance took place on January 7, 1897.
10. Ouro Preto
The city was founded in the late 17th century, Ouro Preto (Black Gold) was the center of the gold rush and the golden age of Brazil in the 18th century. With the depletion of the gold mines in the 19th century, the city’s influence declined, but many churches, bridges and fountains remain as evidence of the past prosperity and exceptional talent of the Bario sculptor Aleijadinho.
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