Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world, covering an area of over 8.5 million square kilometres. Travelers are often overwhelmed planning a trip to Brazil, with so much to see and do, it seems like no amount of time is enough to experience everything Brazil has to offer.

Here is my list of top 10 things to do in Brazil

 1. Visit Iguaçu Falls, the most spectacular waterfall in the world

Iguazu Falls, Brazil - top things to do in Brazil

2. Attend the Carnival, the biggest party in the world

Carnival, Brazil - top things to do in Brazil

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3. Explore the wetlands of the Pantanal

Spot many of the 11,000 animal species that inhabit this area

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4. Take in an amazing view of Rio

…and its surroundings from the top of Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5. Take in the sights and wonders of modern architecture in Brasilia

…a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site

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6. Get close and intimate with nature in the Amazonia National Park

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7. Visit Recife, home to Brazil’s most beautiful beaches

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8. Explore the untouched colonial town of Paraty

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9. Get lost in the steep narrow streets of the charming Ouro Preto

Ouro Preto, Brazil

10. Live and breathe Brazilian culture by attending a football match

… or even better World Cup 2014!

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Travelers are often overwhelmed planning a trip to Brazil. This article will help you narrow down your search by highlighting Top 10 Things To Do in Brazil.

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