The Best Tourist Attractions in Brazil – The Host of 2014 FIFA World Cup

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The Best Tourist Attractions in Brazil - The Host of 2014 FIFA World Cup

Starting from 12th June and up until 13th July, the only country that all the world is talking about is Brazil. And that is because Brazil is the host of 2014 FIFA World Cup. So if you are planning to visit this country for the World Cup or maybe sometimes later, let us inform you about the best tourist attractions in Brazil. Enjoy!

Christ The Redeemer

The  Jesus Christ Statue in Rio de Janeiro is recognized as one of the most popular tourist attraction in Brazil. With its 98 feet height it represents the second largest Art Deco sculpture in the world. It sits atop Corcovado mountain from where you can get a breathtaking view of Rio de Janeiro.

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Iguazu Falls

The Iguazzu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu river and are located on the border of Brazil and Argentina. They are taller than Niagara Falls. You should definitely see the amazing views of these falls.

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Amazon River

The Amazon River is the second longest river in the world, and also the largest river by volume. It has over 3,000 recognized species of fish and there are still others that are being discovered. Tourists have the chance to take a tour of the Amazon River and see the various wildlife and also enjoy in the beauty of this river.

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Amazon Theater

The Amazon Theater is an opera house in Manaus. It was built with materials from all over the world, such as marble from Italy, steel from England and furniture from Paris. And on the outside of the building, the dome was covered with 36,000 decorated ceramic tiles painted in the colors of the Brazilian national flag.

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Pantanal

The Pantanal is the largest wetland in the world and because of its wildlife it is recognized as one of Brazil’s main tourist attractions. This area is the home of Jaguar and Capybara populations.

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Historic Center of Olinda

The Historic Center of Olinda, founded in the 16th century, covers the area of the town Olinda in Pernambuco state. The gardens, buildings, Baroque churches, convents and many small chapels are all part of the charm that Olinda has to offer.

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Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago of 21 beautiful islands, located 354 kilometers from the Brazilian coast. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors have the chance to enjoy on the beautiful beaches and also they can take part in diving.

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Brasilia

Brasilia is the capital of Brazil. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its modernist architecture. This city is one of the main host cities of this year’s FIFA World Cup and also it will be the host city of 2019 Summer Universiade.

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Salvador Beaches

The Salvador Beaches have something to offer for everyone’s taste.  They are some where you can enjoy swimming, sailing and diving, others with strong waves, which surfers love, and also beaches surrounded with reefs which are perfect for children.

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Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara is a fishing village surrounded by lakes, crystal clear seas and huge dunes.  It is one of the best places for water sports such as surfing and sailing, and also a good place for horseback riding, massage therapy, riding a bike and yoga.

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