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Beautiful, Historic Landmarks of Brazil

Brazil is considered as one of the most beautiful places to see in the world, making it one of the top tourist destinations. Most cities in Brazil are crammed with different tourists from all over the world, curious about Brazil's famous historic landmarks, tropical weather and culture. One of these historic landmarks is the Statue of Christ located on the Corcovado mountain in Rio de Janeiro. This statue is also one of the tallest statues in the world, the statue towers over the metropolis where it can be seen from all directions, surrounded by the ocean. The statue can also be reached by stairs and elevators.

Another landmark is the Rich Village of Black Gold, known as the Ouro Preto, Vila Rica do Ouro Preto to be exact, its history influencing its name from being once an old mining town. This wonderful city is located in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. It is famous for its spectacular structures. The city preserved its complex architecture, its churches and buildings with incredible detail and touches of gold. To this day, it has preserved its history, with only little touches of modernized city life.

The city of Sao Joao del-Rei is also one of the historic cities located in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. It's known for its many embellished cathedrals and churches. It is also known for its famous inhabitants from the past that had an impact on Brazil such as Brazil's former president Tancredo Neves, their national hero Tiradentes, and the Brazilian cardinal Dom Lucas Moriera Neves.

Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro BrazilCongonhas is also a historic town in Brazil, also located in the city of Minas Gerais. One of its most famous tours is to the vast sculpture set made by the most well known sculptor in Brazil during its colonial age, the Basilica. There you will see statues carved out of cedar wood and soap stones. Many tourists from all over the world and locals come to appreciate the beautiful sculptures and attend religious events held there.

These are only a few of the beautiful historic land marks Brazil contains, and Brazil isn't only known for this, it is also known for its many events with colourful costumes and great food, their passion for futbol, carnivals which occurred once a year and its many beautiful beaches. It is also in Brazil that the Amazon river is located, the largest river in the world by mass, basin of approximately 7,050.000 kilo meters, that being 2,729,000 square miles. Because of its vastness, it has earned the nick name "the River Sea". There in the Amazon forest, lives an estimated 5000 different species of fish alone. Brazil is also filled with welcoming, euphoric people, known for their beautiful women and great Samba dance.

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