Central and South America

Brazil

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Brazil

Brasilia Congresso Nacional Brasilia Congresso Nacional
Brasilia Congresso Nacional
Brasília
1:00
São Francisco de Salvador Church and Convent São Francisco de Salvador Church and Convent
São Francisco de Salvador Church and Convent
Salvador
1:00
Theatro Municipal de Rio Theatro Municipal de Rio
Theatro Municipal de Rio
Rio-de-Janeiro
1:00
Igreja São Francisco de Assis Igreja São Francisco de Assis
Igreja São Francisco de Assis
Ouro-Preto
1:00
Convento de São Francisco Convento de São Francisco
Convento de São Francisco
Olinda
1:00
Rio Negro Rio Negro
Rio Negro
Manaus
1:00

Our reports

A visit to the Pavão-Pavãozinho favela

Not many people think about striking out into Rio’s favelas. But despite the reputation of these underprivileged districts, some of them can be visited quite easily, like Pavão-Pavãozinho, which is just behind the Copacabana beach. Houses piled up on top of each other, walls painted in different colours or decorated by graffiti artists, samba dancers, aspiring footballers, good times and community spirit: this is the people’s Brazil.
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The historic treasures of Rio’s Centro

The Centro quarter is the financial heart of Rio de Janeiro, and has a rich cultural heritage as well. The splendid Theatro Municipal, the fabulous National Library, the posh hotels and lovely churches lining the large squares all take us on a historic tour of the country’s former capital, from its colonial past to independence.
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Copacabana, Ipanema : on the beach in Rio

Ipanema, Copacabana, Leblon: the very names of these legendary beaches promise idle hours in the sun. Soak up the rays on sandy shores, join in a game of ‘futevôlei,’ sip a cooling caipirinha... there’s a beach for every whim!
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