Top 5 Must-Visit Tourist Attractions of Brazil

A travelers' Mecca Brazil is perfect for a long vacation. Check out the 5 must-visit tourist attractions before you begin to plan a tour because it will take you at least three weeks to visit all the renowned places in Brazil. 

 Christ the Redeemer
of the most famous and iconic tourist attractions of Brazil is 'Christ the Redeemer'. A famous statue of Christ, situated in Rio de Janeiro, the gothic structure (130 ft tall including a 31 ft pedestal) is located at the top of Corcovado Mountain, 2,300 ft above the sea level. You can get a panoramic view of the entire city from this point. 

 Iguacu Falls
  It is one of the picturesque locations of Brazil located on the Argentina-Brazil border. One of the most significant aspects of this natural beauty is that it consists of 275 waterfalls. The most impressive waterfall is called the Devil's Throat, which has a height of 269 ft. You can reach this place from other Latin American countries too like Argentina and Paraguay. You can reach this renowned waterfall system from Ciudad del Este (Paraguay) and Puerto Iguazu (Argentina). Along the canyon, you will find a long walkway. This will definitely be a great experience for the travelers. An extension of the walkway in the lower base of Devil's Throat will surely fascinate you. 

 Amazon River
 The 4,000 miles long river is the second longest in the world. The region is known for its rich indigenous flora and fauna that supports a healthy ecosystem. Per studies, currently there are more than three thousand recognized species of fish in this region. It should be noted that many species in this region are yet to be discovered. Interestingly, you can find a tenth of the total number of species in the Amazon rainforest. Over one million living species can be found in and around Amazon River. Travelers can enjoy the jungle tours. 

 Ouro Preto
               Have you heard about the best preserved colonial town of Brazil? It is Ouro Preto, which literally means 'back gold'. This town was founded at the end of seventeenth century. One of the attractive aspects of this place is the well preserved Portuguese architecture that reflects the colonial past. Interesting thing about this city is that any new house built here should match the historical architectural standards of the colonial buildings. Tourists flock to this place all year through to get a glimpse of the historic Brazilian heritage. When you visit Ouro Preto, never forget to check the beautiful churches of the 18th and 19th century along with the Aleijadinho's famous sculptured works. This is the reason why this place is regarded as one of the top tourist attractions of Brazil. 

 Fernando de Noronha
               It is a picturesque archipelago, located 220 miles from the northeastern coast of Brazil. This archipelago is famous for beautiful landscapes, pristine beaches, and variety of wildlife. Fernando de Noronha has 21 beautiful islands. The largest of them has a population of 3,500. Snorkelers and divers love this place. The water here remains warm throughout the year and the visibility is good even at depths of fifty meters.
 Visit these top 5 tourist attractions of Brazil and enjoy a memorable vacation.

Top 5 Must-Visit Tourist Attractions of Brazil