Brazil, the land of wonderful beaches, fun, and entertainment, beckons you to immerse in its delights. The country is abundant with geographical as well as man-made wonders. The Iguazu Falls reigns the territories of Argentina, and Brazil. The Tijuca rain forest is abundant with a variety of flora and fauna. The statue of Cristo Redentor perched atop the Corcovado, the beach of Ipanema, the Pedra da Gavea, etc., are the top destinations to visit in Brazil. Let us discover Brazil in these pictures:

Rio Carnival

The sybaritic and extravagant display of the Samba Schools during the Rio Carnival makes everyone crave to be a part of the festival or to be there to witness the psychedelic spectacle. The women and men, clad in the swankiest outfits, performing in the parade, charge up the onlooker's desire. The 5-day festival begins 40 days before the Easter and commences on Fat Tuesday.

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Pedra da Gavea

While rambling through the verdant Tijuca Forest, you may get the feel of being watched by a big, bald man. It is the rock face of the Pedra da Gavea. It seems as if the big old man is guarding the forest and its inhabitants. Some people even say that the giant is in the sleeping pose. Even though it is highly risky to climb it, yet many people try to brave the mountain.

The rock face of Pedra da Gavea

The rock face of Pedra da Gavea

Theatro Municipal of Rio de Janeiro

Opened on July 14, 1949, the Municipal Theater features an eclectic style. The building of the Theatro Municipal of Rio is itself a museum. You will say 'wow' at the very first glance of the interiors embellished with stained-glass windows, gilded mirrors, coruscating chandeliers, and ornate murals. The imposing central stairway connects to the upper floors of the building. Many national as well as international artists give dance, music, and opera performances at the Municipal Theater.

Municipal theater at Rio de Janeiro

Municipal theater at Rio de Janeiro

Iguazu Falls

The falls formed by the Iguazu River are a stunning sight. The best way to enjoy the vistas of the majestic Iguazu Falls is via helicopter rides. You can also view the falls from the platform, Hito Tres Fronteras.

Iguazu falls

The impressive Iguazu falls

 

Christ the Redeemer

The landmark of Rio, the Christ the Redeemer Statue, located on the top of the Corcovado mountain, is an emblem of purity and love. The statue of Christ overlooks the expanse of ocean and welcomes the visitors. This important tourist spot attracts the adventure lovers, and the faithful people alike. The small chapel on the top of the mountain, underneath the statue, is a pilgrimage for many. Those with an adventurous bent of mind get attracted to various activities such as hang gliding, hiking, etc.

Christ the Redeemer Statue

Christ the Redeemer Statue

Fernando de Noronha

The pristine beaches of Fernando de Noronha allure the tourists to leave all their work behind and just relax in the lap of nature. The islands of Noronha have become a haven for the celebrities as well. You may get a chance to meet your favorite celebrity here. They also provide a perfect setting for a romantic wedding or honeymoon. Plunge into the crystal clear waters of the ocean and enjoy!

The beautiful beach at Fernando De Noronha island

The beautiful beach at Fernando De Noronha island

Cathedral of Brasilia

The innovative architectural style of the Cathedral of Brasilia defies the current norms. Designed in a unique way, the cathedral features white columns in hyperboloid structure. The light entering through the stained glass windows create the perfect aura for meditation and praying. The church complex consists of oval Dome of the Baptistry, three evangelists, and a bell tower.

Catedral of Brasília

Catedral of Brasília along with the bell tower and the four evangelists


Image creditSergio Luiz , Robert CuttsSetnab

Published On: Wednesday, July 9th, 2014