Brazil Travel Guide

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Rio de Janeiro

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3676,6532,1027

Salvador da Bahia

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645,1398,454

São Paulo

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869,1770,860

Manaus

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298,829,41

Foz do Iguaçu

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273,661,69

Fortaleza

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229,574,74

Ilha Grande

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133,206,11

Porto Alegre

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216,515,47

Jericoacoara

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139,469,25

Curitiba

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201,460,90

Parati

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272,881,6

Florianópolis

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175,369,75

Natal

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186,436,78

Recife

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143,356,40

Belém

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140,371,15

Santos

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43,106,6

Brasília

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103,226,40

Pantanal

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87,239,3

Ilha de Fernando de Noronha

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167,430,4

Campinas

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29,75,22

Bùzios

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207,382,128

Belo Horizonte

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52,185,49

Ouro Prêto

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145,443,5

Pipa

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53,143,14

Trancoso

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50,114,11

João Pessoa

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72,121,28

Angra dos Reis

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41,110,21

Maceió

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39,90,38

Pôrto das Galinhas

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57,124,25

Petrópolis

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120,270,5

Olinda

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75,179,8

Itacaré

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39,75,13

Campos do Jordão

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41,49,8

Niterói

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/South_America/Brazil/Estado_do_Rio_de_Janeiro/Niteroi-1509936/TravelGuide-Niteroi.html

31,86,1

Ilhabela

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/South_America/Brazil/Estado_de_Sao_Paulo/Ilhabela-1516164/TravelGuide-Ilhabela.html

20,37,14

Londrina

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/South_America/Brazil/Estado_do_Parana/Londrina-1512770/TravelGuide-Londrina.html

34,109,10

Gramado

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23,85,19

Santarém

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/South_America/Brazil/Estado_do_Para/Santarem-1502712/TravelGuide-Santarem.html

19,52,0

Parque Nacional do Iguaçu

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269,695,0

São Luís

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41,237,30

Parintins

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

13,15,0

Pôrto Seguro

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75,194,21

Ubatuba

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/South_America/Brazil/Estado_de_Sao_Paulo/Ubatuba-1497511/TravelGuide-Ubatuba.html

21,75,8

Cabo Frio

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18,41,11

Bonito

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

34,92,10

Teresópolis

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/South_America/Brazil/Estado_do_Rio_de_Janeiro/Teresopolis-1498367/TravelGuide-Teresopolis.html

21,65,1

Morro

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/South_America/Brazil/Estado_da_Bahia/Morro-1510525/TravelGuide-Morro.html

42,98,0

Maragogi

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

24,71,4

Guarujá

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17,33,13

Arraial do Cabo

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15,64,3

Rio de Janeiro

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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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  • Avenida Paulista

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    São Paulo Things to Do

    Sao Paulo is a huge city and a bit chaotic. But the Avenida Paulista is something as well as the order in the chaos. Nerve center and financial, accumulates offices and shopping malls. Full of life and activities for all a very busy avenue from monday to monday. With permanent bicycle lane was even more beautiful and accessible. It is worth...

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  • Renaissance Sao Paulo

    São Paulo Hotels

    Great, elegant hotel with all a five-star could offer. Located near the Paulista avenue, it is a...

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  • Figueira (Churrascaria)

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    São Paulo Restaurants

    One of the most celebrated restaurants in São Paulo, A Figueira Rubaiyat gets its interesting name from the tropical fig tree that dominates the exterior dining room (figueira) and from the 11th century Persian poetry by Omar Khayyam (Rubaiyat). I wasn't sure what the connection was, other than that the owner of the restaurant was of Lebanese...

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Manaus

See all 298 Manaus Tips
  • 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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  • Bufalo Baby Churrascaria

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Manaus Restaurants

    While we were walking and exploring the smaller streets, we came across Rancho Bufalo, and just had to give it a try, we were hungry. I had never eaten in an all you can eat restaurant before, and to find one that is all you can eat meat, was just perfect. And it was amazing. At the time we went over 10 years ago, there was a little wheel on the...

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Foz do Iguaçu

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  • 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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Fortaleza

See all 229 Fortaleza Tips
  • 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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  • Banquete do Rei

    Fortaleza Restaurants

    I loved this restaurant. They give you a plate and you chose the food, good food, you want to taste all. I paid the equivalence to 5 euro per a good lunch with a local beer Brahma. I was very satisfied with the food and atmospehre plus the simpathy of the waitresses.

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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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Porto Alegre

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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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Curitiba

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  • 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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Parati

See all 272 Parati Tips
  • 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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Florianópolis

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Natal

See all 186 Natal Tips
  • Museum Câmara Cascudo

    Natal Things to Do

    This museum is dedicated to Câmara Cascudo, born in Natal. He was an antropolog, historian, lawyer and journalist. Once inside I learn about the history of Natal and the arrival of the European explorers, spanish and portuguese alike, which was very didactic and was well exposed. But the most remarkable of that museum was the propaganda about the...

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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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  • First church in Natal

    Natal Things to Do

    This is the Matriz Church, it is called IGREJA DE NOSSA SENHORA DA PRESENTAÇAO. It is the oldest in Natal.It is located up the square Andre de Albuquerque. It was founded at the turn of the XVI century and finished in the XVII century. Dutch destroyed it when they invaded Brazil but after expelling them, the portuguese reconstructed it.

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Recife

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  • 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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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

  • Teatro da Paz, UNESCO candidate

    Belém Things to Do

    This theater is registered in the Indicative List of UNESCO and probably in the future will be a World Patrimony together with the Teatro Amazonas in Manaus.It was closed when I arrived on foot to the square where it is located and could only see it externally.

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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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