Enchanting Brazil has something to offer for everyone. The great country abounds with travel opportunities, no matter what you fancy. Here you can experience exciting history and modern architecture, deep jungles, large rivers and roaring waterfalls and of course lovely beaches such as Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro.
The Brazilian capital, Brasilia, is located inland, and it was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, when policians decided to move the capital from Rio de Janeiro to the new location. Today, Brasilia is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List with its modernist architecture and artistic urban planning.
Many other Brazilian cities are also worth a visit. Rio de Janeiro with beaches, the Sugar Loaf mountain and Christ the Redeemer statue are all known, but São Paolo has as the largest Brazilian city also its sights. This also goes for Salvador, Manaus and other major cities, and in contrast to the large cities, you can visit the small town of Paraty, preserved from the Portuguese colonial era.
Brazil, of course, is also known for its lush and stunning scenery. It is dominated by the Amazon rainforests, where wildlife thrives. In the country you can see jaguars, cougars, ocelots, monkeys and more than 70 parrot species. Plant life is also a great experience and Brazil is the country with the most known plant species in the world.
- Sao Paolo: 12,176,866
- Rio de Janeiro: 6,688,930
- Brasilia: 2,974,703
- Salvador: 2,857,329
- Fortaleza: 2,643,247
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