Spreading across half of South America, Brazil is reported to be the fifth biggest countries in the world. Pristine white sand long beaches, imposing waterfalls, sultry islands, fun and frolic, wetlands filled with wildlife, colorful residents and music-filled metropolises make Brazil a perfect holiday destination. Compared to the other places around the world, Brazil has not been able to take the frontage in the tourism industry but it is slowly picking up as one of the best holiday destinations with its number of tourist attractions. Brazil has a number of places that can be enjoyed by a kid to the aged person. The Brazilian culture is adequate to satisfy all aged people.
Browse through to know 10 best holiday destinations in Brazil:
Christ the Redeemer, considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is a renowned statue of Jesus Christ placed in Rio de Janeiro. Situated at the crest of 700 meters of height on Corcovado Mountain, it offers an extensive vista from the inside of Guanabara Bay and also to the north. It also offers views from Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas to the southern part of Brazil. This statue is positioned on 130 ft tall and including 31 ft platform. It has become a symbol of Rio and also of Brazil. You must include Christ the Redeemer in your list while you are going to Brazil this holiday.
Considered to be one of the natural wonders of the world, Iguaçu Falls is situated on the boundary flanked by Argentina and Brazil. The waterfall system comprises 275 falls alongside the Iguazu River. The most remarkable part of these waterfalls is the Devil’s Throat, which is a U-shaped place with a height of 269 ft. You can go to see the waterfall from Foz do Iguaçu city in Brazil and Argentina’s Puerto Iguazú. You can also see this in Ciudad del Este of Paraguay. Alongside the Brazilian part, there is an extended alley along with the canyon to the down side of the Devil’s Throat.
Amazon River is one the most preferred tourist destinations in Brazil. Spreading over around 6,400 km of area, Amazon River is considered to be the second longest river in the whole world. It is an abode to more than 3,000 familiar species of fish and flora and fauna. With a huge rainforest, Amazon is a best place for jungle tours that is very attractive for boating in the river through the vibrant, humid, repressive ambience and also for spotting animals.
Rio Carnival is another highly appreciated and most favored carnival for the globe trotters. Around two million people flock into the carnival in every day and come down on the streets and celebrate through music, dance, drink and food. The squares and streets, clubs, bars and all other popular places in Rio remain jam-packed with the people. The 4-days long carnival ends up with amazing Rio Samba Parade that takes place in Sambadrome.
The Pantanal, world’s biggest wetland, is spread originally over the Western Brazil and ends over the Bolivia and Paraguay as well. This place is liked by the travelers because of the wildlife. Yacare Caiman and Capybara are found in plenty of numbers. If you have fascination over jaguar, then you must pay a visit to this place, which is reported to be the largest home of Americas for the jaguars.
Salvador beach is the most famous place for lively musical panorama and it has curved out a niche for itself amongst a number of other outstanding beaches. The beaches spread from tranquil bays, perfect for swimming, suitable for diving and sailing and open sea bays with sturdy waves, haven by the surfers.
Historic Center of Olinda- Situated on the northeastern coast of Brazil, Olinda is a colonial city placed just north of Recife featuring several major tourist attractions like various churches, historic downtown area and the popular Carnival of Olinda. A number of restaurants, bars, artists and crafts studios include some charm to the old-town scenery.
Fernando de Noronha is an attractive archipelago with immaculate beaches, countryside and flora and fauna, located 354 km away of the northeastern coastline of Brazil. Today only some people over 21 islands stay with a residents of around 3,500.
Teatro Amazonas is a popular opera house situated in Manaus, in the center of the Amazon Rainforest. It was established during the glorious days of rubber trade business. It has marble from Italy, furniture from Paris and steel from England. Covered with 36,000 decorated ceramic tiles, the doom is painted in the various colors of Brazilian national flag.
Ouro Preto, is one of the most popular 10 holiday destinations in Brazil. Having the brilliant Portuguese colonial architecture, Ouro Preto is the home to various churches of 18th- and 19th-century designed with gold.