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Are You Going To Travel To Brazil? Discover Five Tourist City Options

The tropical climate, gastronomy, cultural diversity, natural beauty and history put Brazil in 32nd place in the ranking of most sought after countries for tourism. Whoever intends to make an international trip, needs to consider the values ​​imbued in Brazilian cities. To do this, you need to know a little about them, we have five tourist city options to visit in the country.

Ouro Preto Tourism

The historic city from which a lot of gold was extracted in the colonial period, has also become big because it houses stories of slavery, religiosity, political struggle, romance and art. Ouro Preto, one of the most visited cities in the state of Minas Gerais, is charming for its cold climate, which, combined with the beauty of its cobbled streets and baroque churches, becomes unique in the list of Brazilian destinations.

Considered Historical and Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ouro Preto’s main economic source is tourism, which is not restricted to the historic center, but also offering tourists, options for tours ecological.

Places to go in Ouro Preto:

  • Valentine waterfall
  • Municipal Natural Park of Andorinhas
  • Museum of Inconfidência
  • Marília de Dirceu’s house
  • Chico Rei Mine
  • Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of Black Men
  • Parish and Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Conception
  • Church of São Francisco de Assis
  • Mother Church of Santa Efigênia
  • Church of Our Lady of Mercy and Forgiveness
  • São Francisco de Paula Church
  • Chapel of São Sebastião

Rio de Janeiro

It is impossible to talk about tourism in Brazil without mentioning the “wonderful city”, the “heart of Brazil”, the warm Rio de Janeiro. Located in the southeastern region of the country, the capital of Rio de Janeiro, whose main postcard is the image of Christ the Redeemer, which even appears in several Holyood films, is surrounded by natural beauty.

With just one day it is possible to enjoy the city a lot, as there are countless attractions, including the ride on the Sugarloaf tram, a walk or even cycling through the Copacabana, Leblon and Ipanema sidewalks. Now if you like the beach, in addition to walking, you can enjoy the calm beaches located in these neighborhoods that are part of the South Zone, or get to know the radical beaches of the West Zone, such as Barra and Recreio, for example.

See some places for Tourism in Rio de Janeiro:

  • Parque Lage
  • Viewpoint Dona Marta
  • Lagoa Rodrigo Freitas
  • Stairway Seralón
  • Beautiful stone
  • Museum Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro
  • Telegraph Stone
  • Arpoador
  • Botanical Garden
  • Christ the Redeemer
  • Arco da Lapa (Lapa)
  • Sugar Loaf
  • Sao Paulo Tourism

The largest metropolis in Latin America is the place that receives the most tourists in Brazil. People from different parts of the world look for the city, which has an extensive cultural plurality, to get to know a little about Brazil.

In addition to embracing elements from several Brazilian states, São Paulo also opened its arms to receive people from other countries around the world who ended up settling in the city. Therefore, in the most visited municipality in the country it is possible to find music, food and traditions from different places, which ended up, in a way, the local culture.

To exemplify, we bring in this matter the Bexiga neighborhood, one of the most traditional in the city. With predominant Italian immigration, on the spot, the Brazil-Italy cultures merged, giving rise to a unique accent. Bexiga was also known for its bohemian nights. Its bars with tables scattered on the streets make nightlife more free.

Other places in São Paulo that are worth visiting are: Neogothic Cathedral, Anhangabaú Valley, Copan Building, Art Museum of São Paulo Assis, Museum of Modern Art, Pinacoteca, Afro Brazil Museum, Municipal Market, Memorial of Latin America and the Tomie Ohtake Institute.

In addition to the tour options above, the magnificent São Paulo has several others, meet some of them:

  • Catavento Museum
  • Martinelli Building
  • Cathedral Square
  • Cantareira State Park
  • Ibirapuera Planetarium
  • Carmo Park
  • Museum of Image and Sound
  • Rua Frei Mug
  • Paulista Avenue
  • São Paulo Aquarium
  • Municipal Theater of São Paulo

Olinda

Known for its carnival, Olinda is a unique city, with a secular foundation, with 486 years of history. When walking through its historic center, it is possible to have the feeling of living in the 18th century, as the Baroque architecture gives the tour a special charm.

In Olinda there are brightly colored houses, monasteries and convents. It is the second city in the country to receive the title of Historical and Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the first is Ouro Preto (we will deal with it a little below in this matter).

In addition to a lot of history, the city that is part of the state of Pernambuco is known for its joy and cultural wealth. Having the largest carnival block in the world, the “Galo da Madrugada”, in the city where you can hear live musical styles such as maracatu, frevo and manguebeat, it is also possible to get to know the famous “Bonecões de Olinda”, which enchant the children and stimulate the playful side in adults.

  • Places to visit in Olinda:
  • Cathedral
  • Carmo Church of Olinda
  • High Altar Basilica of São Bento
  • monastery of St. benedict
  • Church of Mercy
  • Pernambuco Sacred Art Museum
  • Mamulengo Museum
  • Aracaju

Located on the coast of the Northeast, Aracaju, capital of Sergipe, became known for the beauty of its beaches and for being the city with healthier lifestyle habits in Brazil, being an ideal place for ecotourism without losing the hustle and bustle of a metropolis.

The highlights of Aracaju, as we wrote above, are due to the natural wealth. One day would be little to enjoy the view of its beaches. When it comes to attractions, the city becomes huge, because it has many attractions.

If it is necessary to start this virtual “journey” towards Aracaju, imagine it in person? But if you intend to go to Brazil, you must first know what are the main tourist spots in the city.

  • Barra dos Coqueiros
  • Seco Beach
  • Atalaia Beach
  • Goré Croá
  • Valentine Island
  • Mangue Seco
  • Mosqueiro Beach
  • Sergipe River Shrimp
  • Pirambu
  • Canios do Rio São Francisco
  • Paruana of Aruana
  • Tambaquís-Abaís Lagoon
  • Pirambú Beach
    Ouro Preto Tourism

The historic city from which a lot of gold was extracted in the colonial period, has also become big because it houses stories of slavery, religiosity, political struggle, romance and art. Ouro Preto, one of the most visited cities in the state of Minas Gerais, is charming for its cold climate, which, combined with the beauty of its cobbled streets and baroque churches, becomes unique in the list of Brazilian destinations.

Considered Historical and Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ouro Preto’s main economic source is tourism, which is not restricted to the historic center, but also offering tourists, options for tours ecological.

Places to go in Ouro Preto:

  • Valentine waterfall
  • Municipal Natural Park of Andorinhas
  • Museum of Inconfidência
  • Marília de Dirceu’s house
  • Chico Rei Mine
  • Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of Black Men
  • Parish and Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Conception
  • Church of São Francisco de Assis
  • Mother Church of Santa Efigênia
  • Church of Our Lady of Mercy and Forgiveness
  • São Francisco de Paula Church
  • Chapel of São Sebastião

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