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29 mayo 2014

Visiting the Two Giant Cities of Brazil

Visiting the Two Giant Cities of Brazil

Brazil is the most sizeable country in South America, occupying nearly half of the continent. Brazil is additionally the world's fifth biggest country by geographical extent and population. The equator passes through the northern part of the nation, near Macapa, and the Tropic of Capricorn passes through the southern part of the country, close to Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo is the most significant city of Brazil and South America, and it is also the 5th biggest city in the world. Sao Paulo is a political, industrial, economic, financial and social determinant on a international scale, because it is developing extremely fast.

If you are arranging a visit to Brazil, you should consider visiting Sao Paulo, from where it is also easy to access Rio de Janeiro, considering that there are numerous buses from Sao Paulo to Rio which take less than 6hrs. There are several factors why you must pay a visit to Sao Paulo which is actually a rich, cosmopolitan city, where several Italian, Portuguese, German, and Spanish immigrants have settled and left their mark on local culture. Sao Paulo is situated in the south-eastern part of Brazil, around the edge from the plateau that is positioned 70 km away in the Atlantic Ocean, and rises over the coast at an altitude of 800 meters above sea level. Sao Paulo has a subtropical weather, which in contrast to the mainland coastline of Brazil, is a lot more moderate. Sudden alterations in temperature are regular.

There are various sights, museums, parks, competitions and exhibitions that you simply can pay a visit to in this city. Sao Paulo hosts the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Brazil, which is the city`s fashion week. You'll find also numerous buses from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro, which is yet another essential city in Brazil. Rio is actually a created cosmopolitan metropolis, which hosts almost six million people. As a crucial cultural, and industrial center, Rio will be the venue of several fairs, exhibitions and conferences. Rio is genuinely a unique landscape on account of the fact that it includes a 90 km lengthy sandy beach, the world`s third largest forest, the mountain of granite identified on the seashore, and numerous lakes and lagoons.


The Statue of Christ the Redeemer, which is located on the Corcovado Mountain, is practically the principle tourist attraction of this spectacular city. This city also hosts the biggest soccer stadium on the planet, known as Maracana. Rio de Janeiro features a tropical climate. Yet another symbol of this city may be the mountain referred to as Pao de Aš˙car. Folks can reach the mountain with the cable car, or just on foot. The mountain opens a wonderful view of Guanabara Bay and Copacabana Beach. For that reason, if you'd like to pay a visit to these Brazilian cities, it could be a fantastic idea to use the frequent buses which service the route between them.

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