Curitiba, the capital of the state of Parana, which has a large metropolitan region, formed by 26 municipalities and more than 3 million inhabitants. According to Forbes magazine, Curitiba is the third most cunning city of the world, is concerned collectively, to be more ecologically sustainable, to have great life quality, good infrastructure, and to be economically dynamic. An hour away from the ocean, Curitiba has temperate weather with 51°F in the cold months and hitting 73°F in Summer. Curitiba owns diverse restaurants, parks, malls, museums, and lively nightlife. The perfect balance for inhabitants and tourists.
The city of Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil, having more than 6 million inhabitants, its arsenal owns important historic and cultural heritage. The capital weather is mostly warm, with an Atlantic tropical temperature, usually around 73°F. Its main tourist attraction is the Christ the Redeemer statue that is part of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. The natural beauty of the city calls the attention of tourists, with bays, lakes, rivers, and hills, which builds an exuberant landscape. Along its coast, around 155 miles of extension, there are more than 100 islands.
São Paulo, the most important economic center of Brazil. Multi-faced metropolis, also known by its large diversity in recreation, entertainment, and the knowledge field. Among the most populated cities on the planet, it owns a rich architectonic tradition and many cultural institutions. Among the significant highlights and relevant architecture and buildings, there is the Pátio do Colégio Colonial Church, which was a landmark in the founding of the city itself, and made by the famous architect Oscar Niemeyer. São Paulo is innovative and modern. Keeping the traditions and at the same time, maintaining vigilant at innovations. Usually urban, covered by a vast green area and world-famous by "the city that never sleeps".
The Rio Grande do Sul's state capital grew fast and owns more than 1,4 million inhabitants today. The city won more than 80 awards for being one of the best Brazilians capitals for you to live, work, make business, study and have fun. The city weather is classified as Humid Subtropical, hitting 87°F in summer and 48°F in winter. Porto Alegre's metropolitan area calls your attention for it represents 37% of the population in 31 cities, being of them with more than 100 thousand inhabitants. The musical art gains focus in the gaúcha region, with many groups and rock singers, and pop music, driven by the Gaúcho Traditionalist Movement, including dance expressions, literature, and drama.
The country's capital, located in the Central-West region. The Brazilian government headquarters is located in its capital, Federal District. Also known for its architectural beauty, we can highlight Brasília's importance to the political landscape of the whole country. It shelters the three branches of the Brazilian republic. There are located Palácio do Planalto and the national congress. An interesting curiosity is that, if seen from above, Brasília's downtown looks like a plane, but it was initially projected in the shape of a butterfly.
Known for its unique characteristics, internationally recognized for its gastronomy, architecture, and music. Salvador is the center of afro-Brazilian culture, for its African influence in cultural aspects throughout the whole city. In the summer, the city receives even more spotlight for its popular festivals that drag crowds, and, obviously, its famous electric trios. Its most famous tourist places are Pelourinho, Elevador Lacerda, and São Francisco Church. A city overrun by bohemianism and gastronomy. Its typical recipes harmonize native, Portuguese, and African ingredients.
A Metropolis that feels like the countryside. It is the country's sixth more populated city. Bucolic and urban at the same level. Belo Horizonte encompasses traditional dishes, parks, bars, the intense cultural program, five-star restaurants, and sophisticated stores. Also known for the art museum in Pampulha, the Dance House, São Francisco de Assis church with the blue tile panels made by Cândido Portinari. It is important to mention that the city is surrounded by Serra do Curral, historical and cultural Brazilian reference.