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Historical Places in Brazil Map

Historical Places in Brazil
Description : Map showing the Heritage sites with various other historical places in Brazil. Disclaimer

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Brazil Historical Places

The scenic beauty of Brazil has allowed the nation to rank high on the list of most popular tourist destinations across the globe. There is a rich collection of beaches, exotic surroundings, architecture and a population that lives life kingsize. As one of the prime tourist destinations of South America, Brazil has an array of cities that are frequently visited by tourists hailing from different parts of the world. Here's a look at some of the finest historical places of Brazil that have attracted tourists who are interested to knowing more about the nation's rich culture and heritage:

Belo Horizonte

Popular for its portrayal of colonial architecture, Belo Horizonte is the sixth largest city in Brazil. It is also the capital of Minas Gerais state and is one of the leading historical places of Brazil. Internationally known as "capital of neighborhood bars", Belo Horizonte hosts the Comida di Buteco festival.


As a preserved Portuguese colonial and Brazilian imperial municipality, Paraty is located on the Bay of Ilha Grande. It is surrounded by several parks and natural reserves. Founded in 1597, the village of Paraty was established formally as a town by Portuguese colonizers in 1667. The town houses four baroque churches as well.


Founded in the 16th century by the Portuguese, the historic town of Olinda has its history closely associated with the sugar-cane industry. The city has a wide array of gardens, Baroque churches, buildings, small chapels, convents etc. The city's 18th century architecture is a must-see for history lovers.

Ouro Preto

As a former colonial mining town, Ouro Preto has been designated as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its Baroque architecture has grabbed many eyeballs and in the 18th century, the city became the most populous city in the New World. Ouro Preto houses numerous churches, museums, gold mines etc.


As the capital city of the state of Amazonas in the North Region of Brazil, Manuas was founded in 1693-94 as the Fort of Sao Jose do Rio Negro. The city's culture preserves the habits of Native Brazilian tribes. Manaus is also known by popular names, including "Heart of the Amazon" and "City of the Forest".

Last Update On : June 24, 2016