As South America’s largest country, Brazil is also one of the most appealing and exciting travel destinations in the world. Here travelers can find Amazon rainforest, silver coasts, dazzling blue oceans, vibrant metropolises, and thick jungles. The following 5 places are certainly among the best places to visit in Brazil.

  1. Rio de Janeiro

It can be said that Rio de Janeiro is the most animated and exciting destination to travel. Located in southeastern Brazil, Rio de Janeiro is famous for mountains, landmarks, beaches and Carnival festival, which makes it become the most visited city of South America.

Situated on one of the world’s largest harbors, Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by natural attractions like the Sugarloaf and Corcovado mountains and famous beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema. In addition, in Rio de Janeiro, you can enjoy some of the largest carnival celebrations in the world, with effervescent music, dancing, colorful costumes, fireworks, and street parties.

  1. Foz do Iguacu

Located in the south of Brazil, straddling the border between Brazil and Argentina, Foz do Iguacu is a small town with one of the world’s most stunning natural wonders, Iguacu Waterfalls. They comprise hundreds of mighty cascades. Their beauty is more enhanced by the surrounding forest teeming in exotic wildlife.

  1. Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and is also one of the largest cities in the world according to the population. Located in southeastern Brazil, Sao Paulo is regarded as the business and financial capital of Brazil with skyscrapers, gastronomy, robust culture scene, and concrete jungle. The city also contains a lot of public parks and even portions of the Atlantic rainforest. In addition, Sao Paulo is considered to be a city that doesn’t sleep because of its nightlife with hipster bars and an alternative, liberal crowd.

  1. Brasilia

Brasilia, located in the Brazilian Highlands, was installed as Brazil’s capital in 1960. The city has the modern infrastructure designed in the shape of an airplane of which each section serves as a different district such as government, commercial, residential and cultural. There are many creative designed buildings such as the Three Powers Square, which houses the Presidential Palace, the Congress, and the Supreme Court.

  1. Amazon

The vast Amazon rainforest, one of the most striking ecosystems in Brazil, is an imposing and mysterious jungle. It comprises hundreds of species of flora and fauna which co-exist in a network unlike any other in the world. Traveling to Amazon gives you the chance to explore a magnificent part of the world which is home to river dolphins, monkeys, and brightly-colored tree frogs.