Brazilian Landmarks - 30 Famous Landmarks in Brazil Story

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Brazilian Landmarks - 30 Famous Landmarks in Brazil Story

Being a large and diverse country, there are many famous landmarks in Brazil. This list...

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Landmark 1

Vale dos Vinhedos, Bento Gonçalves, Rio Grande do Sul

This Brazilian landmark area is known for its wine production, an activity not traditionally associated...

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Landmark 2

Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná

Iguazu Falls are one of the major landmarks in Brazil. The falls are a series...

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Landmark 3

Botanical Garden of Curitiba, Curitiba, Paraná

The Botanical Garden of Curitiba (Jardim Botânico de Curitiba) is a stunningly manicured park and...

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Landmark 4

The Pantanal, Miranda, Mato Grosso do Sul

The Pantanal is one of the most incredible natural landmarks in Brazil. This vast area...

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Landmark 5

Bonito, Matt Grosso do Sul

Bonito is a city in Mato Grosso do Sul known for its many caves, stunning...

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Landmark 6

Independence Park, Ipiranga, Sao Paulo

Independence Park (Parque da Independência) is a large public park found in the area of...

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Landmark 7

Paulista Museum, Ipiranga, São Paulo

Paulista Museum (Museu Paulista), also known as Ipiranga Museum (Museu do Ipiranga), is a history...

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Landmark 8

Metropolitan Cathedral of São Paulo, Sé, São Paulo

The Metropolitan Cathedral of São Paulo (Catedral da Sé de São Paulo) is a famous...

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Landmark 9

Octávio Frias de Oliveira Bridge, São Paulo, São Paulo

The Octávio Frias de Oliveira Bridge, or Ponte Estaiada, is a 453 feet long cable-style...

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Landmark 10

Ibirapuera Park, Vila Mariana, São Paulo

As one of the largest urban parks in Brazil, Ibirapuera Park (Parque Ibirapuera) is a...

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Landmark 11

São Paulo Museum of Art Assis Chateaubriand, Bela Vista, São Paulo

The São Paulo Art Museum (Museu de Arte de São Paulo), or MASP, has exhibits...

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Landmark 12

Copacabana Beach, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

Copacabana Beach is one of the most famous places of Brazil. Found in Rio de...

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Landmark 13

Parque Lage, Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro

Parque Lage is found in Rio’s Jardim Botânico area, named after the botanical garden found...

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Landmark 14

Escadaria Selarón, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro

Named by many as the most beautiful staircase in the world, Escadaria Selarón is another...

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Landmark 15

Lapa Arches, Lapa, Rio de Janeiro

The Lapa Arches (Arcos da Lapa), or Carioca Aqueduct, stand proudly in the Rio neighborhood...

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Landmark 16

Christ the Redeemer, Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro

The Christ the Redeemer statue (Cristo Redentor) is probably the most famous Brazilian monument. The...

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Landmark 17

Sugarloaf Mountain, Urca, Rio de Janeiro

Sugarloaf Mountain (Pão de Açúcar), is a mountain peak that sits on Guanabara Bay in...

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Landmark 18

Niterói Contemporary Art Museum, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro

Niterói, found across Guanabara Bay from Rio, is much lesser known than Rio but is...

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Landmark 19

Carnaval, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

While not a physical landmark, Carnaval is undoubtedly a landmark event in Brazil! Carnaval is...

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Landmark 20

Ilha Grande, Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro

While many visit only the city of Rio de Janeiro, a trip to a nearby...

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Landmark 21

Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais

Ouro Preto is a colonial mining town found in the state of Minas Gerais. This...

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Landmark 22

Metropolitan Cathedral of Brasília, Brasília, Distrito Federal

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Brasilia (Catedral Metropolitana de Brasília) is found in Brazil’s capital city...

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Landmark 23

Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Alto Paraíso de Goiás, Goiás

Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park (Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros) is one of the...

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Landmark 24

Pelourinho, Salvador, Bahia

Pelourinho in Salvador, Bahia, is one of the most historical landmarks in Brazil. It's also...

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Landmark 25

Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco

This natural landmark in Brazil is a volcanic archipelago that includes 21 islands and islets...

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Landmark 26

Dunes of Jalapão, Mateiros, Tocantins

The Dunes of Jalãpao (Duna do Jalapão) are found in Jalapão State Park in Mateiros...

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Landmark 27

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, Barreirinhas, Maranhão

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park (Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses) is a protected national park found...

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Landmark 28

The Amazon Theatre, Manaus, Amazonas

The Amazon Theatre (Teatro Amazonas) is a beautiful opera house found in the Manaus, in...

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Landmark 29

Meeting of the Waters, Manaus, Amazonas

A popular natural landmark in the city of Manaus is the Meeting of the Waters...

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Landmark 30

The Amazon Rainforest, Amazonas

The Amazon Rainforest is one of the most popular landmarks in Brazil. This vast rainforest...

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