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Rio de Janeiro

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3666,6519,1027

Salvador da Bahia

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642,1394,454

São Paulo

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869,1770,860

Manaus

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294,819,41

Fortaleza

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226,571,74

Ilha Grande

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133,206,11

Foz do Iguaçu

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273,661,69

Porto Alegre

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216,515,47

Curitiba

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201,460,88

Natal

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183,426,78

Parati

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272,881,6

Jericoacoara

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139,469,25

Florianópolis

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174,369,75

Belém

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137,359,15

Recife

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143,356,40

Pantanal

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87,239,3

Brasília

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100,222,40

Bùzios

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207,382,128

Santos

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43,106,6

Ilha de Fernando de Noronha

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167,430,4

Belo Horizonte

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49,178,49

Campinas

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29,75,22

Trancoso

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50,114,11

Angra dos Reis

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41,110,21

Pipa

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53,143,14

Petrópolis

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120,270,5

Maceió

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36,82,37

Itacaré

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39,75,13

Ouro Prêto

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141,426,5

João Pessoa

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72,121,28

São Luís

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38,230,30

Pôrto das Galinhas

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57,124,24

Olinda

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72,172,8

Ilhabela

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20,37,14

Londrina

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34,109,10

Pôrto Seguro

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75,194,21

Niterói

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31,86,1

Gramado

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23,85,19

Campos do Jordão

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41,49,8

Santarém

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19,52,0

Arraial do Cabo

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15,64,3

Parque Nacional do Iguaçu

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269,695,0

Bonito

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/South_America/Brazil/Estado_de_Mato_Grosso/Bonito-1525383/TravelGuide-Bonito.html

34,92,10

Aracaju

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26,77,20

Ubatuba

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21,75,8

Cabo Frio

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18,41,11

Parintins

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/South_America/Brazil/Estado_do_Amazonas/Parintins-1508480/TravelGuide-Parintins.html

13,15,0

Vitória

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22,70,2

Maragogi

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/South_America/Brazil/Estado_de_Alagoas/Maragogi-1511925/TravelGuide-Maragogi.html

24,71,4

Ilhéus

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/South_America/Brazil/Estado_da_Bahia/Ilheus-1516140/TravelGuide-Ilheus.html

27,97,7

Rio de Janeiro

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  • Christ The Redeemer, Corcovado

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Rio de Janeiro Things to Do

    This is probably the most famous attraction in Rio De Janeiro which is called Christ the Redeemer who has overlooked the city and the beautiful beaches of Rio since 1931. Paul Landowski, a French sculptor created the statue and it was constructed by the Brazilian Heitor da Silva Costa, along with the French engineer Albert Caquot. Landowski was...

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  • Copacabana Palace

    Rio de Janeiro Hotels

    A veritable Rio landmark, Copacabana Palace continues to enjoy a reputation as one of the most...

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  • Porcão

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Rio de Janeiro Restaurants

    This is the nicest and the most delicious Churrascaria in town. It's an all you can eat style restaurant. The salad back has everything from salads, breads, cheeses to sushi, sashimi and caviar. But the best part of the restaurant is the meat - chicken, pork, beef, lamb, etc. Bow-tied waiters walk around with giant skewers with meat, stopping at...

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Salvador da Bahia

  • Pelourinho

    4 out of 5 stars

    Salvador da Bahia Things to Do

    The historical centre itself, which revolves around the Pelourinho quarter with its triangular place, is characterized by its fidelity to the 16th-century plan, the density of its monuments, and the homogeneity of its construction on a hilly and picturesque site which embellishes the urban scenery by providing steeply falling and ascending views of...

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  • Bahiacafe Hotel

    Salvador da Bahia Hotels

    very good location, nice decorated house very freindly helpful staff beautiful decorated room very...

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  • Barravento

    4 out of 5 stars

    Salvador da Bahia Restaurants

    This is, as announced before, the second sea food tip for the phantastic Barravento restaurant which I thoroughly enjoyed. This time around we're having lunch at 4:00PM, I'm not really hungry but with a tremendous appetite, so I order the 2 cheapest seafood items on the menu because all I really want is a good snack and this I got.... First the...

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São Paulo

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Manaus

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  • River Trips

    Manaus Things to Do

    You Can travel by boat along the Amazon river. It's about R$300,00 reais and you can be all day longer to see the river, the Aldeias, the animals. \you can take photos with the animals, bicho preguiça and Jacaré. Don't be afraid of them! You can eat in a restaurant on the water. The lunh is really good. Typical food. Come to Manaus and relax!

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  • Tropical Manaus

    Manaus Hotels

    In the shopping area of the hotel one of the gift shops sold these Piranha's they also sold them at...

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  • El Torro Loco

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Manaus Restaurants

    This place was great, make sure you go hungry. They had Sushi, pasta, every kind of meat and fish prepared 20 different ways. Also all the side dishes you could imagine. The meal ended with a half a pineaple smothered in grenadine. They had a great duck soup, also the garlic butter went well with all the meats.

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Fortaleza

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  • Beach

    Fortaleza Things to Do

    I walked from the bus station to this beach. I wanted to see the famous statue of the girl with an arc. It was june, so winter in Brazil and very few people were on the beach, but nobody was swimming. Anyway I enjoyed the walk and specially the statue of the indian girl.

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  • Seara Praia Hotel

    Fortaleza Hotels

    Se vc acredita em papai noel acredite que esse hotel é 5 estrelas. Localizado numa área de...

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  • Beach in downtown

    Fortaleza Things to Do

    I walked from the bus station to this beach. I wanted to see the famous statue of the girl with an arc. It was june, so winter in Brazil and very few people were on the beach, but nobody was swimming. Anyway I enjoyed the walk and specially the statue of the indian girl.

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Ilha Grande

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  • Pay for the things you didn't bring

    Ilha Grande What to Pack

    In addition to the typical list that people have posted here with items like sun block, insect repellent, good walking shoes, beach supplies, etc., one thing that should be noted is currency.Most main pousadas will accept credit cards now, but may charge a transaction fee. Outside of that, the island is predominately a cash-only place. Bring cash...

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  • Pousada Naturalia

    Ilha Grande Hotels

    Horrible service, terrible facilities and beds that smelled like dead fish. To summarize I have...

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  • Speed Connection - not recommended

    Ilha Grande Transportation

    getting to rio from ilha grande with one of the boats and the public bus can be quite strenuous, so we decided to use the resta 1 speed connection. it combines the boat ride to conceicao de jacarei (45min compared to approx. 90min to angra dos reis) with a shared transfer including drop-off in your rio hotel/hostel/airport. sounds like a great...

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Foz do Iguaçu

See all 273 Foz do Iguaçu Tips
  • Bossa Nova

    Foz do Iguaçu Restaurants

    Unique stylish Bar/Restaurant in the center of Foz do Iguacu. Great music selection, cold beers, long drings and cocktails and the only place that serves a "real" italian pizza. Nice terrace to hang out, listen to muisc and dream about warm brazilian nights. Make sure you check this place out before you leave Foz! There is more to discover than the...

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  • Hotel das Cataratas

    Foz do Iguaçu Hotels

    Although we were staying on the Argentinian side of the falls, we did have the opportunity to drop...

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  • BOSSA NOVA BAR

    Foz do Iguaçu Restaurants

    Unique stylish Bar/Restaurant in the center of Foz do Iguacu. Great music selection, cold beers, long drings and cocktails and the only place that serves a "real" italian pizza. Nice terrace to hang out, listen to muisc and dream about warm brazilian nights. Make sure you check this place out before you leave Foz! There is more to discover than the...

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Porto Alegre

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Curitiba

See all 201 Curitiba Tips
  • Curitiba Graffitis

    Curitiba Local Customs

    Discover their culture, is to walk along its streets and see the different works of art that have been reflected in their walls. Curitiba is one of the cities in Brazil that have the most striking graffiti. These can be known through different itineraries.

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  • Radisson Hotel Curitiba

    Curitiba Hotels

    Good comfortable rooms overlooking Japan park. The room stay features complimentary breakfast...

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  • grafitis

    Curitiba Local Customs

    Discover their culture, is to walk along its streets and see the different works of art that have been reflected in their walls. Curitiba is one of the cities in Brazil that have the most striking graffiti. These can be known through different itineraries.

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Natal

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  • Rua Chile

    Natal Things to Do

    I was advised to visit one of the oldest streets in Natal. I walked there but I was very disappointed. There was a cafeteria in the port, people selling fish, the river... but the old houses were abandoned, even dirty, and did not find any historic sign in them. A plaque in an obelisk said that in that area was developed the town during portuguese...

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  • Ocean Palace Hotel

    Natal Hotels

    I've been in this hotel in April 2010. This hotel looks like it once was a 5 star luxury hotel....

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  • Historic street

    Natal Things to Do

    I was advised to visit one of the oldest streets in Natal. I walked there but I was very disappointed. There was a cafeteria in the port, people selling fish, the river... but the old houses were abandoned, even dirty, and did not find any historic sign in them. A plaque in an obelisk said that in that area was developed the town during portuguese...

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Parati

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  • Sailing

    Parati Things to Do

    A boat in Angra dos Reis bay is the key to paradise, however, starting from Parati is travelling between paradises. What do you want more? It's easy to get prices and scheduling for boat rides in location. Do reserve a full day for it. Or many!

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  • Pousada Porto Imperial Parati

    Parati Hotels

    This elegant hotel is in the heart of the historical center. It offers all the comfort and luxury...

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  • Jungle

    Parati Things to Do

    Parati is mainly a marvelous old Portuguese settlement by a sea dotted with islands, however, if you look inland, the wonders are also there, with the luxuriant jungle bordering the old roads used to bring gold from Minas Gerais to the coast. In most places is hard to disguise the limits between nature and plantation.

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Jericoacoara

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  • from Jericoacoara 2 Recife over night

    Jericoacoara Transportation

    Hoy.How r u?Im trying 2 figure out a way 2 get from Jericoacoara 2 Recife (via Fortaleza) while taking the nightbus from Fortaleza. All this, few days b4 the carnival (last week of feb.)From what I understand from the websites there is only 1 daily bus from Jeri 2 Fortaleza, which arrives after the bus 2 Recife already leaves.Maybe im missing...

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  • Jeriba

    Jericoacoara Hotels

    Jericoacoara, State of Ceara, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Bus from Fortaleza

    Jericoacoara Transportation

    To arrive to Jeri you must take a bus from Fortaleza to Gijoca, and then a sort of a truck to arrive to Jeri (the path to arrive it's sandy).Fortaleza → Jericoacoara 289 kmI took Redencao Buses, but I've heard it is not working since 2011...Try this companies: Dani TurismoDumar Off RoadEco Adventure TourExperimente JeriHardtourJeri Dunas Off...

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Florianópolis

See all 174 Florianópolis Tips

Belém

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  • Museu Paranse

    Belém Things to Do

    This interesting museum is also a research institution. It is so named in honor of Swiss naturalist Émil August Goeldi, who was its director. There are sections of botanic, zoology and human sciences. I spent around one hour enjoying it and learning.

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  • Crowne Plaza Belem Hotel

    Belém Hotels

    Avenida Nazare 375, Bela Vista, State of Para, 66035-170, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi

    Belém Things to Do

    This interesting museum is also a research institution. It is so named in honor of Swiss naturalist Émil August Goeldi, who was its director. There are sections of botanic, zoology and human sciences. I spent around one hour enjoying it and learning.

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Recife

See all 143 Recife Tips
  • Recife Antigo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Recife Things to Do

    The real town pulses around this market, more than one century old, in old Recife. All the nearby streets are filled with popular shops, and this is the area to meet the real Brazilian life. No need to alert that this is one of the areas where the usual precautions make more sense, as someone had the gentleness to alert me, seeing my cheap...

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  • Recife Palace Hotel

    Recife Hotels

    My first sensation was... some disappointment: It is a business hotel near the beach, and not a...

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  • Old Central railway station

    Recife Things to Do

    I use to travel by bus around Brazil because there are few long distance trains. This railway station was only working for nearby destinations. But behind that building there was a metro station, that I boarded to get to the rodoviaria or bus terminal.

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  • Apr 4, 2014 at 11:40 AM

    I need to travel from Natal, RN to Salvador Bahia, anyone know what Bus company I can buy ticket to travel to Salvador?

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      Apr 4, 2014 at 1:52 PM

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