So you have planned a perfect wedding, but you are confused about a honeymoon? There’s a saying “love is in the air”. Arguably Brazil makes this saying true. The nation houses some of the most sizzling beaches and the Amazon rainforest. Furthermore, Brazil has a rich culture and history. Covering over 74000 Kilometer in the Atlantic Coast, this country is a quite popular destination among the honeymooners. In addition, Brazil is also famous for its colonial architecture. There are various churches and convents resembling the Portuguese influence over its territory.Therefore, Brazil is both a cultural and tropical paradise one could explore. You can surely explore some of the most exotic beaches, Jungles, world-class museums and vivid festivals. We have shortlisted some of the best destinations in Brazil in no particular order.
Best tourist attractions in Brazil:
Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janerio:
Recognized as the emblem of Rio de Janerio. Sugar Loaf is a beautifully rounded peak emerged out of a tree-covered promontory. You can take a cable car between the Sugar Loaf and the Morro Da Urca. In addition, you can take a tour of the three forts located near the beach. The views from the cable car are surely breathtaking and stunning.
Cristo Redentor, Rio De Jenario:
A colossal Art Deco statue of Christ. Also famous as Christ the Redeemer. The structure has a height of 709 meters and its arms outstretch to 28 meters. In addition, It is constructed of solid concrete and soapstone with a massive base of eight meters. The base features a chapel which is famous for weddings. Presently, Cristo Redentor stands as the ultimate landmark of Brazil. You can also explore the Tijuca National Park, famous for gorgeous waterfalls, springs, butterflies, plants and a huge variety of tropical birds.
Carnaval, Rio de Janerio:
Famous as the greatest celebrated festival in entire Brazil. Carnival is a beautifully staged showpiece, where you can explore some of the country finest art forms. Samba Dancers are the main attraction of this festival. Furthermore, Sambodromo is the grand stadium featuring many spectators celebrating the grand festival.
Located near the meeting point of Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. Iguacu Falls is one spectacular waterfall with scenic beauty. Furthermore, UNESCO has declared it as a world heritage site. The Brazilian side of the waterfall provides the most breathtaking panoramic view you could possibly imagine. In addition, you can also visit the Argentinian side for closer views of the waterfall. Finally, Iguacu National Park is the famous subtropical rainforest featuring over 1000 species of rare birds, and mammals like deer, otters, capybaras, and ocelots.
Copacabana, Rio de Janerio:
Rio’s most exotic and stunning beach. Copacabana is the perfect beach for the sea lovers. As a matter of fact, it features best fun opportunities with decent playgrounds, surfing, snorkeling etc. The weather remains perfectly fine all over the year. In addition, the nearby buildings to this beach are the remnants of Lisbon, Portugal. You can explore the famous national monument Copacabana Palace. Then for fine dining, there are plenty of restaurants and cafes to choose from.
Amazon Rain Forests:
Located about 20 Kilometers southeast of Manaus. Encontro das Aguas is the central point for the tourists. A decent boat ride can take you to the networks of rivers, channels, and lakes formed by three nearby rivers. In addition, you can spot some of the most exotic wildlife in this region. Monkeys, sloths, parrots, toucans, caimans, turtles are the main attractions. In the same way, you can extend your boat ride to the nearby Janauri Ecological Park famous for different ecosystems. Furthermore, The Teatro Amazonas is a perfect Italian Renaissance-Styled opera house you can explore to know about the rich culture of South America.
Brasilia’s Modernist Architecture:
Declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Brasilia was created to replace the old capital of Brazil Rio de Janerio in 1960. It houses some of the most magnificent examples of Architecture. Firstly, Praca dos Tras Poderas is the presidential palace, the Supreme court. Secondly, Panteao da Liberdade is the Pantheon of Freedom. Thirdly, the circular Catedral Metropolitiana Nossa Senhora Apercide is the most famous building in the city. In addition, you can also explore the Memorial dos Povos Indigenas (Museum of Indigenous people). In conclusion, this city defines some of the greatest pieces of architecture in the world.
The Cidade Alta used to be the former capital of Brazil during the days of Colonisation. Presently, UNESCO has declared it as one of the World Heritage sites mainly for its magnificent and unique collection of 17th and 18th-century colonial styled buildings. In addition, you can find some of the most beautiful Churches and Monasteries built during the colonial days of Portugal. The San Francisco church is famous as the most stunning church in the entire city. Presumably, it was built in the early 1700s with various gold cravings in its structure. Words can’t define the beauty of Church’s interior. In my opinion, it defines the best cultural heritage of Europe. The church is aligned in perfect details and well maintained. Even after fours century’s of its creation this Church manages to retain its former glory.
Ouro Preto an old colonial town. And also a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This city is the center to the Diamond mines. As a result, you can spot rich colonial remnants in this town. It’s churches like Sao Franciso de Assis and Matriz de Nossa Senhora do paliar are some of the finest examples of colonial past. In addition, you can also witness some of the finest colonial mansions, streets in the city.
Frequently called as Brazil’s best beach. Porto de Galinhas is quite famous for its sandy beaches, tall palm trees, and crystal clear water. It is stretched with a beach shore of 187 Kilometers. Furthermore, this beach offers some of the most exciting activities in entire Brazil. Coral reef watching, surfing, Jet skiing, scuba diving, boating, flying kites are some of the major activities you could enjoy. To extend your visit you can also visit these famous beaches: Came De Vaca, Jose da Coroa Grande, Praia da Boa Viagem etc
Art Museums of Sao Paulo:
You can explore some of the finest collections of fine arts in Sao Paulo. There are plenty of Museums in Sao Paolo. Firstly, The Museu de Arte is famous for displaying South America’s most vivid collection of Western art. Also featuring modern arts created by the Renaissance artists. There are about 73 bronze sculptures sculpted by Degas and various works by Picasso, Miro, Matisse, and Renoir. However, the museum also concentrates on works of mid to late 20 century artists. Secondly, Museu do Ipiranga features some of the finest paintings and decorative arts in its premises.