Discover the most surprising Brazilian places to visit on a trip, thus discovering the beauties and tourist destinations of the country

THE Brazil it is certainly one of the largest countries in the world and its extensive territory is the scene of several formidable natural landscapes. This is because from the north to the south of the country, the fauna and flora are constantly changing.

Therefore, there are countless paradisiacal scenarios to visit. Among them, deserts, paradisiacal beaches, waterfalls, mountains and forests. Also, as if that weren't enough, some other Brazilian places gain the attention of travelers for their architecture and history.

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Want more reasons to fall in love with the country? The Brazilian landscapes are diverse and this can be seen in the various national parks. Perfect tours for those looking to enjoy mountains, waterfalls or the best beaches in Brazil. Check out this list of 17 Brazilian places you need to know as soon as possible:

Chapada Diamantina

Chapada Diamantina, Minas Gerais

Photo: Gustavo Teixeira

Where: Bahia
Why visit?
Chapada Diamantina was an important diamond extraction area, therefore, the territory contains numerous flooded caves, waterfalls, canyons and natural viewpoints. Get ready to dive into crystal clear waters in one of the most famous national parks in Bahia.

Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha Archipelago

Photo: Beto Felix

Where: Pernambuco
Why visit?
The archipelago contains 21 islands that are surprisingly approximately 500 km away from the mainland. With paradise beaches and peaceful climate Fernando de Noronha is certainly one of the best places in the world to do snorkeling, diving, surfing activities or just relax and enjoy the scenery.


Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro

Photo: Fabricio Azevedo

Where: Rio de Janeiro
Why visit?
The iconic image of Christ the Redeemer is just one of hundreds of attractions to visit in the wonderful city. But what differentiates Corcovado from the others is the beautiful view that the place has, as it is perfect for taking great photos and admiring the beauties of the Rio de Janeiro capital.


Jericoacoara Beach, Ceará

Photo: Angela Gonzalez

Where: Ceará
Why visit?
Hidden in the middle of a desert, the small village of Jericoacoara is, without a doubt, the ideal destination to enjoy long sunny days on the beautiful coastline with clear waters that bathes the village or in the lagoons scattered throughout the region.

Three Powers Square

Three Powers Square, Federal District

Photo: Julien Ehret

Where: Brasilia
Why visit:
The city was designed by the legendary architect Oscar Niemeyer and Lucio Costa. As a result, the name comes from the presence of the three governmental powers.

Black gold

Black gold

Photo: Thinkstock

Where: Minas Gerais
Why visit?
If you love baroque architecture and stunning churches, this is definitely the place to visit. Ouro Preto is full of slopes, stories, restaurants with the best of Minas Gerais food and a bohemian atmosphere. Take advantage of a few days of vacation to enjoy the best of Tourism in Minas.

Veadeiros Plateau

Veadeiros Plateau

Photo: Giovane Paiva

Where: Goiás
Why visit?
This national park is estimated to be 1.8 billion years old, known as the birthplace of the waters, the entire region is cut by beautiful rivers and waterfalls.

Amazon river

Amazon River, Amazon

Photo: via – GovAmazonas

Where: Being the second longest river in the world, it touches several different states in the country.
Why visit?
Walking along the Amazon River is a great way to explore the beauties of the Amazon rainforest. This is because it is possible to visit several riverside communities and indigenous tribes, in addition to observing the fauna and flora.

Maranhão sheets

Lencois Maranhenses, Maranhao

Photo: Flickr – cherly__df

Where: maranhão
Why visit?
Of course, with all these photos you don't need to give any other reason, right?

Sao Paulo City

Center of Sao Paulo, SP

Photo: Leandro Neumann Ciuffo

Where: Sao Paulo
Why visit?
The largest city in South America breathes culture and, therefore, has numerous museums, theaters and exhibition galleries. In addition, São Paulo is famous for its great restaurants and vibrant nightlife.

Chapada dos Guimaraes

Chapada dos Guimaraes

Photo: Viviane Fonseca

Where: Mato Grosso
Why visit?
Waterfalls, wildlife, endless and breathtaking views. Well, these are the reasons for you not to miss Chapada dos Guimarães.


Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul

Photo: via – Ambiental Expedições

Where: Mato Grosso do Sul
Why visit?
The municipality concentrates some of the most crystalline rivers in the world! Therefore, those who decide to visit the region can enjoy great bathing in waterfalls, lakes, visit ancient caves and hike through the intact forest.

Mount Roraima

Mount Roraima

Photo: 4×4 expedition

Where: Roraima
Why visit?
Table Mountains are considered to be some of the oldest geological formations. So, without a doubt, the place is great for hiking!

Port of Chickens

Port of Chickens

Photo: Arthur Matsuo

Where: Pernambuco
Why visit?
Natural pools and beaches with crystal clear water. Of course, you don't need anything else besides that to relax and enjoy.

waterfalls of Iguaçu

Iguazu Falls, Santa Catarina

Photo: William Suarez

Where: Paraná
Why visit?
These falls are a border for Brazil and Argentina. Therefore, you can take a helicopter ride above the falls or walk on a walkway towards 'Devil's Throat'.


Inhotim, Minas Gerais

Photo: Bruno do Val

Where: Minas Gerais
Why visit?
Inhotim is, surprisingly, the largest open-air contemporary art museum in the world. Therefore, the destination is indispensable for those who like this type of landscape.


large northern river

Photo: Pati Santana

Where: large northern river
Why visit?
Finally, walk alongside gigantic cliffs, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a fishing village, enjoy a beautiful sunset and swim with dolphins. After all, can we or can't we convince you?

Read more:

»National destinations for those seeking contact with nature
» Paradise destinations: the most beautiful natural pools in Brazil
» 100 destinations to visit in Brazil
» National destinations you probably don't know, but need to know

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