Popular Cities in Brazil

Top cities in Brazil, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Rio de Janeiro #1 most popular location
Ah, Rio. Take a perfect seaside spot, backed up by wavering mountains. Plant Christ the Redeemer on a hill to look over it all, and fill in the gaps with a city so steeped in passion that lea…
2,440travelers 236reviews 176blogs
Sao Paulo #2 most popular location
As Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo is something of a cultural mish-mash, home to an imported assortment of cultures and outlooks as well as an impossible-to-miss mix of the rich and poor. …
1,190travelers 59reviews 78blogs
Buzios #3 most popular location
Buzios is a town east of Rio de Janeiro (2 hours by car, 3 hours by bus). It is best known as the place Brigitte Bardot visited with her then-Brazilian boyfriend. Since then, Buzios has been…
15travelers 8reviews 5blogs
Salvador da Bahia #4 most popular location
The capital of Brazil’s north eastern district, Salvador is home to natives who speak with a heavily regionalized and accented version of Portuguese, and live in rustic, pastel-colored buil…
148travelers 28reviews 50blogs
Florianopolis #5 most popular location
The capital city of the Santa Catarina State in the southernmost section of Brazil, Florianopolis is an island city just off the coast, known for its 40+ beaches and major surfing activity. N…
103travelers 11reviews 74blogs
Paraty #6 most popular location
Paraty is a beautiful colonial Portuguese and Brazilian Imperial town located at the Green Coast or Costa Verde. Situated just near to the border of Sao Paulo, Paraty is located in the State …
14travelers 10reviews 3blogs
Porto Seguro #7 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews 4blogs
Natal #8 most popular location
42travelers 4reviews 7blogs
Foz do Iguacu #9 most popular location
Foz do Iguaçu is the westernmost city in the state of Parana. The inhabitants of the city are known as Iguaçuenses. The city is located approximately 650 km west of Curitiba and is one…
35travelers 15reviews 20blogs
Fortaleza #10 most popular location
The city of the sun. Fortaleza is the capital of the state Ceará. It's in northeastern Brazil and apparently it's sunny during 300 days per year. Temperature is around around 28°C - 30°C s…
77travelers 10reviews 6blogs
Curitiba #11 most popular location
153travelers 2reviews 70blogs
Manaus #12 most popular location
Manaus, Brazil, nearly 1,000 miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean, is a modern city (literally) surrounded by the Amazon rainforest. Positioned at the confluence of the Negro and Solimoes riv…
79travelers 25reviews 21blogs
Porto Alegre #13 most popular location
Sunset at Guaiba...it's one of the most beautiful that I've ever seen!
121travelers 8reviews 4blogs
Tibau do Sul #14 most popular location
2reviews
Ilha Grande #15 most popular location
A beautiful underdeveloped island, Ilha Grande (Big Island in English) is located in the municipality of Angra dos Reis in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Its rugged surroundings and pristine be…
8travelers 18reviews 14blogs
Belo Horizonte #16 most popular location
132travelers 7reviews 4blogs
Maceio #17 most popular location
13travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Jijoca de Jericoacoara #18 most popular location
2reviews
Brasilia #19 most popular location
Brasilia is the capital of Brazil. The city was build in four years in the 60's by President Kubitschek. He decided to move the capital from Rio de Janeiro because of lots of protests against…
162travelers 5reviews 9blogs
Morro de Sao Paulo #20 most popular location
Morro de Sao Paulo is on the island of Tinhare which is 60 km south of Salvador, the capital of Bahia. The atmosphere is friendly and laid back and you can easily meet people there from all o…
3travelers 4reviews 5blogs
Ubatuba #21 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Balneario Camboriu #22 most popular location
10travelers 4blogs
Recife #23 most popular location
59travelers 3reviews 4blogs
Fernando de Noronha #24 most popular location
Noronha is an archipelago 360 km northeast of Natal. It's a natural reserve, that's why only 240 tourists can be on the island at any time. There are many relatively expensive homestays, m…
31travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Sao Sebastiao #25 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Sao Luis #26 most popular location
7travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Itacare #27 most popular location
13travelers 4blogs
Aracaju #28 most popular location
13travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Guaruja #29 most popular location
Guaruja is a small city located about 90 km away from São Paulo city. You can either go there by taking a bus from Jabaquara station in Sao Paulo if you don't have a car. Otherwise, head to …
6travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Bonito #30 most popular location
Small town near the Bolivian border and famous for its snorkeling, it's just a couple of hours drive from the famous Pantanal. Very laid back and not too touristy with a nice hostel, where yo…
10travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Ouro Preto #31 most popular location
An old mining city that has since become a World Heritage Site by UNESCO due to its pure architectural beauty. Set in the center of a lush green valley, Ouro Preto or the City of the Black…
2travelers 4reviews 8blogs
Goiania #32 most popular location
36travelers 1blogs
Belem #33 most popular location
One of the entrances to the Amazon region, Belém is its largest city. A metropolitan area with a stunning river coast. The municipality includes 42 islands and a huge forest park. Known for …
11travelers 14reviews 2blogs
Campinas #34 most popular location
Campinas is an industrial center about one hour north of São Paulo. A number of international large companies have chosen the region to build their plants, such as IBM, Motorola and many ot…
40travelers 3reviews
Angra dos Reis #35 most popular location
4travelers 1blogs
Itatiaia #36 most popular location
1reviews
Campo Grande #37 most popular location
16travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Ribeirao Preto #38 most popular location
Ribeirao Preto is a great little town in Sao Paulo! You will find amazing people there and they will treat you well. What more can I say?? I loved my time here and you will too!
17travelers 9blogs
Canela #39 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Vitoria #40 most popular location
25travelers 1blogs
Barreirinhas #41 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Olinda #42 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews 16blogs
Guarulhos #43 most popular location
15travelers 3reviews
Macae #44 most popular location
5travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Cuiaba #45 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Lencois #46 most popular location
Lençois is the gateway to Chapada Diamantina National Park in the state of Bahia, in northeastern Brazil. It is 428 km west of Salvador and it takes about a six hour bus ride from there to g…
6travelers 4reviews 4blogs
Santos #47 most popular location
Santos is most famously known as the Coffee City with the exportation of coffee from the Port of Santos in the 19th century and also home of Santos FC, where legendary football star Pele play…
35travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Jericoacoara #48 most popular location
Considered by "The Washington Post" one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world. In reality it is murky, extremely shallow sand beach, good only for kids that don't know how to swim. Go…
14travelers 9reviews 3blogs
Pantanal #49 most popular location
The Pantanal is a tropical wetland area the size of France. So it's quite big, in fact the largest wetland in the world. So the comparison most people make to Florida's wetlands would be bes…
20travelers 6reviews 13blogs
Teresopolis #50 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Sorocaba #51 most popular location
Located in the the Southeast of Sao Paulo, it is about 100 km away from Sao Paulo city (about an hour and half by bus). It is said to be the 4th largest city in Sao Paulo and it's rather calm…
11travelers 1reviews
Porto Velho #52 most popular location
4travelers 2blogs
Santarem #53 most popular location
Santarem, first settled in 1661 by Jesuit priests, is today one of the Amazon's most important centers of commerce. It is here that the murky (brownish-yellow) waters of the Amazon River meet…
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Niteroi #54 most popular location
Take the ferry from Rio into Niteroi. Niteroi offers the beaches of Rio without all of the congestion. The locals say the best thing about Niteroi is the view of Rio across the bay. Go to…
32travelers 3reviews
Maringa #55 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews
Camacari #56 most popular location
1reviews
Parnaiba #57 most popular location
1reviews
Japaratinga #58 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Amazon #59 most popular location
The Amazon is the largest tropical forest in the world, where biodiversity is highlighted in the exotic fauna, where the highland and lowland forests maintain their exuberance and where the m…
146travelers 9blogs
São Miguel do Gostoso #60 most popular location
1blogs
Praia do Forte #61 most popular location
Praia do Forte is a popular eco-resort town in the state of Bahia. It is about an hour and a half drive from Salvador and easy to get to by bus or car. The main attraction is the Tamar Projec…
1travelers 3blogs
Boa Vista #62 most popular location
3travelers 3blogs
Foz de Iguazu #63 most popular location
1travelers 5reviews
Ilha do Mel #64 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Parati #65 most popular location
This small little historical town is now a tourist destination for Brazilians and other South Americans. Situated between Rio and Sao Paulo, this place offers beaches, waterfalls, lush jun…
2blogs
Corumba #66 most popular location
Corumba is a border town in Brazil that used to be center of commerce and shipping activities in the old times. Now it is a sleepy town that rarely gets any tourism aside of people that cross…
2travelers 2reviews
Itacoatiara #67 most popular location
Itacoatiara, which can be reached by bus number 38. It is considered a surfer's paradise (actually it takes part of a world circuit of Surfer's Competition). Expect a young and beautiful crow…
3reviews
Pipa #68 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews 5blogs
Trindade #69 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews
Copacabana #70 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews
Sao Bernardo do Campo #71 most popular location
7travelers 1blogs
Torres #72 most popular location
2blogs
Alter do Chao #73 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Itaparica #74 most popular location
Itaparica is the largest of the 56 islands in All Saint’s Bay (Portuguese Baia de Todos os Santos) in the Brazilian state of Bahia. About 10 km across the bay from the city of Salvador, it …
1travelers 2blogs
Paripueira #75 most popular location
1blogs
Novo Airao #76 most popular location
2reviews
Touros #77 most popular location
1reviews
Sao Paolo #78 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Vinhedo #79 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews
Paracambi #80 most popular location
Paracambi was born from the union of two districts: one from Vassouras, and the other one from Itaguaí. Formerly called Tairetá, which was the Vassouras' district name, the city is currentl…
1travelers 2reviews
Salvaterra #81 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Canoa Quebrada #82 most popular location
4blogs
Recife, Pernambuco #83 most popular location
23travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Sao Joao del Rei #84 most popular location
Sào Joào del Rei is quite picturesque when you get down to street level, it has the usual smattering of churches and a mini Christ the Redeemer ("Senhor dos Montes") overlooking the town. …
1travelers 1reviews
Minas Gerais #85 most popular location
11travelers 1reviews
Morretes #86 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
IIha do Mel #87 most popular location
1reviews
Costa do Sauipe #88 most popular location
Costa do Sauipe is a resort complex situated 2 hrs north from Salvador, great for relaxing and visiting places like Praia do Forte or Salvador.
1reviews
Leblon #89 most popular location
1reviews
Alcantara #90 most popular location
Alcantara is a old colonial town across the bay from Sao Luiz. It used to host many churches, emperors palace, and many beautiful buildings. Most of the city is in ruins beyond repair, and yo…
5reviews
cachoeira #91 most popular location
1blogs
Tabatinga #92 most popular location
Tabatinga is a Brazilian border city in the middle of the Amazon basin (approximately 45000 people live there). It is integral part of dwelling that includes towns of Leticia (Columbia) and S…
1reviews
Paranagua #93 most popular location
1travelers 3blogs
Maresias #94 most popular location
1reviews
Praia da Pipa #95 most popular location
1travelers 2blogs
Novo Airão #96 most popular location
2blogs
Valenca #97 most popular location
1blogs
Rio #98 most popular location
14travelers 1reviews
Maraba #99 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Foz do Iguazu #100 most popular location
1blogs