20 photos that will make you want to travel to Brazil

Brazil is a big and diverse country. Sprawling across half of South America, white-sand beaches, tropical islands, music-filled metropolises and charming colonial towns are dotted along its 7,500 km (4,600 mi) long coastline. Nature travel, sun and beach travel, festival travel, history travel, all fit the bill when it comes to Brazil. The excellent weather and the untouched wilderness of the Amazon makes it a must visit destination. Here are 20 photos that will make the mood for a bit of Samba.

1. Cristo Redentor, Rio de Janeiro

Aerial view of Christ the Redeemer overlooking Sugarloaf and Rio de Janeiro.

View Above Rio by Frederick Millett on 500px.com

2. Iguaçu Falls

The Iguazu Falls are made up of more than 270 individual waterfalls most of which, including the Devil’s Falls are on the Argentine side.

Iguazu falls in Brazil by Hugo Brizard on 500px.com

3. Amazon Rain Forests

Adventure travel around the rain forest leaves you with a lot of appreciation for nature.

AMAZON WATERS by Víctor Carvalho on 500px.com

4. Pelourinho square, Salvador

It has exceptional collection of 17th and 18th century colonial buildings and a lot of history behind this square.

Salvador. Pelourinho square. by Enrico Senis on 500px.com

5. Porto de Galinhas Beach, Pernambuco

The beach is famous for its bright-water shores and the natural pools.

Porto de Galinhas by Fabio Seda on 500px.com

6. Botanical Garden of Curitiba

A French style garden amidst fountains, waterfalls and lakes, and the main greenhouse of 458 square meters, which shelters in its interior, specimens of plants characteristic of tropical regions.

Palácio de Cristal by Backpacker Culture on 500px.com

7. Escadaria Selarón

The ‘Selaron Steps’, is a set of world-famous steps in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They are the work of Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón who claimed it as “my tribute to the Brazilian people”

Escadaria Selaron by Raymond Cocco on 500px.com

8. Saint Francis Convent

The interior Baroque style architecture of Saint Francis Convent in Salvador.

Salvador by Marcio Silva on 500px.com

9. Rio Carnival

It is the biggest carnival in the world with with two million attendees per day. It is held in February on most years.

Unidos do Viradouro - Photo: Alexandre Macieira by Alexandre Macieira on 500px.com

10. Favela Tour, Rio

A favela is a slum in Brazil within urban areas. Take a gripping trip to see the daily lives of the residents.

Favela by César Asensio on 500px.com

11. Municipal Theatre, Rio

The building is designed in an eclectic style and is considered one of the most beautiful in the country.

12. Instituto Ricardo Brennand

The Ricardo Brennand Institute is a cultural institution located in the city of Recife.

Instituto Ricardo Brennand. Recife. by Juliano Pessoa on 500px.com

13. Pantanal

The Pantanal is an immense tropical wetlands renowned for its wildlife. Jaguar is its undisputed hero.

The Look by Leigh Lofgren on 500px.com

14. Fernando de Noronha

A great spot for scuba diving and snorkeling.

Fernando de Noronha Island by Mauricio Marçal Favero on 500px.com

15. Maracana Stadium

Soccer is the number one religion of Brazil. So go watch one in Maracana to really get the feel.

Maracana Stadium during a soccer game by Luca Atalla on 500px.com

16. Paraty

Visit the romantic backstreets of Paraty.

As Evening Falls on Paraty by Ken Kruse on 500px.com

17. Emperor Tamarin Monkeys

There are more species of monkeys in Brazil than anywhere else in the world. This one has a moustache.

Tamarin empereur , Emperor Tamarin by Julien Herry on 500px.com

18. Brazilian Women

Brazilian women are considered one of the most beautiful in the world.

Karine by Gabriel Ornellas on 500px.com

19. The Mighty Amazon River

It is the largest river by discharge of water in the world, and the longest in length.

Amazon by smile xing on 500px.com

20. Chapada Diamantina Caves

If hiking and trekking is you thing then this is the place to be plus some stunning caves with blue reflections.

Blue Cave (Gruta Azul) by Pedro Sloboda on 500px.com
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