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The largest country of the South American continent and the only country in Latin America, speaking in Portuguese. The territory of the country crosses the deepest river in the world and that will be Amazon, here is the widest waterfall in the world and one of the largest metropolitan land of Sao Paulo. Football victory, famous carnivals, mulatto, Brazilian soap operas, Iguazu Falls, the silhouette of the hill Sugar Loaf and the statue of Christ on Corcovado hill, it is one of the new wonders of the world, annually attracts millions of tourists from the world to Brazil.
Culture of the country is strongly influenced by Portuguese, African and Asian traditions, making Brazil to stand out among the other states of the continent. The first European to set foot on the ground of Brazil, was not Spanish, and Portuguese. In 1500 Pedro Alvares Cabral, following in India, accidentally hit in Brazil. By setting the flag of his country in the sands of Porto Seguro, Cabral made a speech in the native language, and Brazil still speaks Portuguese.
Nevertheless, a trip to one of the most desirable countries in the world will always be filled with the unique spirit of traditional Latin American culture.
Brazil allows you to combine fascinating tours and beach holidays. The tourist infrastructure is developed, together with a lift out of the Brazilian economy. In Rio, are built hotels in all categories imaginable: from the design by the famous Philippe Starck to modest and democratic. Refinements of civilization had not reached areas of the Amazon: the tourists are still living in the tropical lodges and tree houses.
Popular types of tourism: historical tours (Recife, Salvador, Rio and Sao Paulo), visit festivals and carnivals, beach holidays, water sports, the colorful culture (Bahia), rafting and walking on the trees in the park Iguazu Falls, Sandboarding Natal, the observation of wild animals and birds in the Amazon, cruises on the Amazon and seen wandering dunes Lençóis, Pantanal wetland plains, caves and reservoirs Bonito.
What to visit:
The famous carnivals in Rio and Salvador and rum festival in Paraty.
Rio de Janeiro - the former capital with many museums, palaces and architectural attractions. The symbol of the city is a huge statue of Christ the Redeemer on Mount Corcovado.
Brasilia - the capital of Brazil, designed by Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer in the form of birds, in the "body" which is located area of administrative and public buildings in the "wings" - residential areas, and in the "nose" - the area of the three powers, around which the residence President - Palace of Aurora, dome-shaped buildings of the National Assembly and the Senate, the palaces of the Supreme Court and Congress.
Ouro Preto - the capital of prospectors, miners and treasure hunters, is now included in the list of World Heritage by UNESCO.
Sao Paulo - the largest industrial center of the country, sky-scrapers.
Salvador is famous for the wealth of churches and the beauty of its historic buildings, colorful festivals, interesting historical monuments. There are many museums and Yacht Club Belvedere.
Amazonia - is one third in Brazil. It is home to 1800 different species of birds, 250 mammal species and 1500 different species of fish, many of which have not yet classified. In this area live about two hundred Indian tribes, many of them for years without contact with "civilization".