10 Amazing Things to do in Brazil in 2014
Brazil is indeed a country that has stunned the world in every manner. In addition being one of the most rapidly progressing economies, it is also one of the top hotspots for tourists. It occupies a major portion of South America. A large population of the country resides in seaside and highlands. There is a lot more to see in Brazil than you can imagine. Now if you plan to travel to this wonderful country, this post will let you know the 10 things to do in Brazil. Here is the list.
10. Christ the Redeemer
Your trip to Brazil will always lack spirituality unless you see this wonder of the world with your own eyes. This statue lies at the very top of the Corcovado Mountain. The making and construction of the statue took 5 years. On seeing this statue, you will be able to realize the greatness of this nation for having this wonder of the world in its possession.
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9. Rio de Janeiro
There is nothing more exciting in the world than to spend a few days and nights in this city. In addition to being the capital of the country, this city also boasts to be a major tourist hub. Whether it be the carnivals or anything else, Rio de Janeiro is all about entertainment and tranquility.
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8. The Rio Mountains
It is believed that the Rio Mountains are legendary. There are a number of stories that circulate around the existence of this mountain and its history. You should also see the monolithic peaks that have a rich history of their own.
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7. Iguaza Falls
The very sight of these falls offers a vivid and inspiring portrayal about the greatness of nature. Your life will always lack the natural touch unless you start showing your gratitude towards the gifts of this universe. In order to witness the intensity and greatness of these falls, it is vital that you get as close as you can without risking your safety.
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6. The Gateway to Amazon
The name itself is exciting, isn’t it? Manaus is a city known for being the gateway that leads to the heart of Amazon Jungle. The town has always been significant in terms of the country’s economy. The colonial history of this town is also undeniable. Portuguese, French and Spanish powers for a long time had tried their best to gain complete control of the region, primarily due to the presence of synthetic rubber.
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5. Salvador da Bahia
Salvador is recognized and remembered as the 1st colony built by Portuguese. Moreover, the invaders had also termed this city as the capital when they had occupied Brazil. It is still considered to be the main port of the country. For sure, Portuguese were intelligent in identifying and capturing areas of strategic importance.
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4. Sao Paulo
Now here we have the largest, richest and economically diverse city of the country. That’s not all, it is also termed to be the 7th largest metropolitan region. You should plan a visit to this city primarily due to its rich history, art and everything else.
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Being the largest wetland in the world, Pantanal extends over a large area of the country as well into other countries. In addition, the region also boasts of having the most variable ecosystems known for mankind. Whether it be hiking, boat tours, fishing or anything else, you can experience them all in this part.
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2. Minas Gerais
If you have are interested in seeing the riches of the world, this is the place where you should go. The region is famous for having gold, diamonds and other noble things. It is due to the wealth of this region that it was able to survive for a long time despite of its isolation from Europe.
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Here we have another amazing metropolitan area of Brazil which attracts a large number of tourists. It has been ranked amongst the most dynamic entertainment cities on the globe. IT, tourism, trading and services are the primary drivers of the region’s economy. Moreover, it has more than 40 beaches which attract a large number of visitors on annual basis.
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Now you know about the great things you can do in Brazil this year. In order to make the most out of your visit, it is vital that you plan in advance.