The sound of samba permeates the city and the captivating landmarks are a joy to see. You should visit the Maracana stadium for a match of football – it has a wonderful atmosphere, and it is worth the effort even if the sport is not your thing.
The city is shaped like a giant plane, and many buildings designed by Oscar Niemeyer are scattered along the Eixo Monumental (Monumental Axis). This avenue runs through the fuselage of the aircraft, dividing the city into Asa Sul or South Wing and Asa Norte or North Wing.
The cathedral and the old market are notable examples. There are 42 beaches to choose from and a variety of watersports, paragliding, and hiking options. It’s time for you to explore!
The Brazilian side offers panoramic views of the cascades while the Argentine side boasts beautiful trails. Foz do Iguacu, named after the mouth of its river, is a great place to stop in before you head to Argentina.
It’s also a great base to explore the wonders of the largest tropical rainforest in the world, with everything from thrilling seaplane rides to river cruises to jungle tours.
Sao Paulo’s vibrant party spirit can be found in its swanky nightclubs and live music botecos (local bars), as well as colorful street parties and a shopping scene that rivals any other in the country.