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Popular Nature Attractions in South America

Sugarloaf Mountain
Rio de Janeiro·Brazil
4.5/5
281 Reviews
Mountain
Sugarloaf Mountain is located at the mouth of Guanabara Bay. It consists of two hills. Because it looks like a mold for making bread, it is the name of Sugarloaf Mountain. It is a famous Rio sight the same as Mount Jesus. From here, overlooking the city, you can see the Monte Cristo, Rodrigues Atoll and Copacabana Beach from the top of the mountain. It is said that Sugar Loaf Mountain is still a place with a very high rate of marriage proposals.
Jesus Christ's Statue
Rio de Janeiro·Brazil
4.6/5
282 Reviews
Statue/Sculpture
Mountain
Located on the east side of the Chijuca National Forest, Jesus Mountain was built to commemorate the success of the Brazilian independence movement. From a distance, it seems to welcome and embrace people coming to Brazil. When the weather is fine during the day, you can see the image of Jesus in any corner of Rio. When the night falls, the white light on the image of Jesus will match the urban landscape of the mountain, which is psychedelic and solemn.
Iguassu Waterfalls
Foz do Iguacu·Brazil
4.7/5
168 Reviews
Waterfall
Br 469, KM 18, Foz do Iguaçu PR
Copacabana Beach
Rio de Janeiro·Brazil
4.5/5
170 Reviews
Beach
Located in a prime location, adjacent to Ipanema Beach, Copacabana Beach is known as the world's most beautiful white sand beach and is also known as a seaside resort. The beaches of Copacabana are crescent-shaped, the sea is blue, the beach is clean and soft, and the temperature is mild throughout the year, which is very suitable for playing. Beach volleyball and beach football are also built on the beach, and the 2016 Rio Olympics volleyball venue is also located here.
Ipanema Beach
Rio de Janeiro·Brazil
4.3/5
174 Reviews
Beach
Seashore
Ipanema Beach is considered to be a beach with a better view in Rio de Janeiro. It is also world-famous for being the birthplace of Bossa Nova, and the song of "The Girl from Ipanema" was born here. Every day on Ipanema Beach, many people can run, ride, play, and surf on the beach. In the evening, you can watch the amazing sunset on the east side of the beach.
Salar de Uyuni
Bolivia
4.9/5
74 Reviews
Lake
Salar de Uyuni is known as the “Mirror of the Heavens” and is located in Bolivia. During the rainy season from December to February each year, the hard and dry salt flat is covered with water, becoming like a mirror and reflecting the blue sky during the day. It is both magical and unique. At sunrise and sunset, both the sky and the earth turn red; it is a spectacular sight. On a clear night, while staying in a hotel constructed from salt blocks, waiting for the starry sky, you can watch the salt flat reflect the stars; it's like you are floating in the middle of the mysterious universe.
Jardim Botanico
Rio de Janeiro·Brazil
4.4/5
111 Reviews
Botanical Garden
Forest
Brazil is a country that is rich in plant species. Because of the unique climate conditions of Brazil, Jardim Botanico has thick plants and beautiful scenery. Here you will find more than a thousand different species of plants. Some of these plants are over 100 years old. There are tall trees packed with appendages like moss and ferns. Inside Jardim Botanico, you can also find a plant museum, a library, and an environmental education center. It is categorized by UNESCO as a "life museum."
Brasília National Park
Brasilia·Brazil
4.6/5
51 Reviews
National Park
s/n, Sman - Zona Industrial, DF, 70635-800, Brazil

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