10 must-see places in Brazil (2011 edition)

February 21, 2011 | By More

Here’s our annual rewrite of our list of our list of favourite places in Brazil (previous editions include Top 10: favourite places in Brazil and 10 must-see places in Brazil).

Here is the 2011 ranking of my 10 must-see places in Brazil. Click on the names of the places to go to their full destination cards here at the blog, and find out more about them. Some of the destinations are really well-known. Others fall within the hidden jewel description. I have only included places I have been to (places I’ve read/heard about but I haven’t visited didn’t make it into the ranking).

1. Fernando de Noronha (Pernambuco)

Praia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha

2. Paraty (Rio de Janeiro)

Paraty, Brasil

3. Lençóis Maranhenses (Maranhão)

Lençóis Maranhenses

4. the Pantanal (Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul)

yacare caiman, Pantanal, Brazil

5. Alter do Chão and the river Tapajós (Pará)

Floresta Nacional do Tapajós, Amazon, Brazil

6. Iguaçu falls (Paraná and Argentina)

Iguazu falls / cataratas de Iguazú

7. Ilha Grande (Rio de Janeiro)

Ilha Grande

8. Brasilia (Distrito Federal)

Congresso Nacional, Brasilia

9. Boipeba (Bahia)

Boipeba, Brasil

10. Curitiba (Paraná)

Parque Tanguá, Curitiba

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