Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ouro Preto first came to prominence due to the gold rush of the 18th century. Situated about 500 km north of Rio de Janeiro, the highlights of Ouro Preto are its famous Baroque churches and architecture, cobblestone streets, and whitewashed mansions.
While strolling through the city, you feel like you have been transported back to the 18th century. The School of Mines and Metallurgy, and Museum of the Inconfidencia are some of its important attractions.
Important places to visit in Brasilia include the Catedral Metropolitana, President Kubitschek's Memorial, Three Powers Square, and the TV tower.
A place called Corumba is the starting point for organizing tours to the Pantanal. Corumba is connected by air with cities like Cuiaba and Campo Grande. The jaguars, caimans, and capybaras are main attractions for tourists, and the period between June and November is best time to spot a jaguar in the Pantanal region.
The Jubarte whales are one of the main attractions of this park. Also known as singer whales, the Jubartes weigh around 30 tons and grow to about 16 meters long. Marine birds that you can see in this region are Frigates, Branco and Grazina.
The exact location of Iguacu is the point where the Iguaca river crosses the edge of the Parana Plateau. The area surrounding this waterfall is known for its pristine forest cover and diverse fauna. Nearest airports are Cataratas del Iguazu International Airport (Argentina) and Foz do Iguacu International Airport (Brazil).
If you are visiting this place in the month of June, try to attend the Bumba Meu Boi festival. Local troupes perform in this festival on streets. Sao Luis is the birthplace of Capoeira, the martial art from Brazil.