Pictures of Brazil


Capoeira, the Bahian martial art.


Brazil is the biggest country in South America and the only Portuguese-speaking American country. It was discovered by European in 1500, at Porto Seguro, southern Bahia State. Salvador was the first national capital and the second was Rio de Janeiro. Today, the capital is Brasília. Independence was conquered in 1924, from Portugal.





Map Brazil


Crystal Palace in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro.




Iguassu Falls


The first images of the Iguassu Falls as seen by the visitors of the Iguassu National Park, in Paraná.



A Val d'Osne fountain by the French artist Mathurin Moreau, inaugurated in 1858, in the Historic Center of Salvador, the first capital of Brazil.




Cultural center


Geographic Guide



Santa Catarina


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São Paulo SP


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Capoeira Bahia


Florianópolis, Santa Catarina (photo C. Knepper).


Florianopolis SC


Ouro Preto, a historic city in Minas Gerais.


Ouro Preto


Salvador Bahia




Solar do Unhão, a historic cultural center in Salvador.


Marcello Jr - Agencia Brasil




Pictures of Brazil


Raul Golinelli







Manu Dias