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1233 Ilha Grande Kirche
1233 Ilha Grande Kirche by Jörg Rausch - JR @flickr
Gula by Carlos Amorim (Camorim10) @flickr
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Ilha Grande, RJ by denis.kandle @flickr
Verde que te quero.....(explore!!!)
Verde que te quero.....(explore!!!) by Carlos Amorim (Camorim10) @flickr
Ilha Grande, Brasil
Ilha Grande, Brasil by omek77 @flickr
Aqueduto da Ilha Grande-RJ
Aqueduto da Ilha Grande-RJ by Carlos Amorim (Camorim10) @flickr
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Ilha Grande by Paulo Gaeta @flickr
Ilha Grande
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Top sigths of Brazil

The city of Brasilia is home to numerous landmarks. Sometimes the city itself is called a unique architecture project. From a bird’s eye view the shape of the city resembles an airplane. Every part of the “airplane” has its specific purpose – wings are residential quarters, administrative and cultural centres are the body. There is a large botanic garden in Brasilia, and tourists with kids are recommended to visit the local zoo. Finally, fans of architecture places of interest will like an excursion to Metropolitana Cathedral. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Ilha Grande

Shopping, streets and outlets

Another popular thing people usually buy here is a hammock. You can find it in any colours, from pastel to bright yellow or red. All the hammocks here are made of organic cotton. Concerning women, pareo is a perfect purchase. This accessory is decorated in so many ways: Brazilian flag, view of the island, black-and-white or color abstract pictures, plants, animals, etc. can be depicted on it; basically, just … Open

Best beaches

The island has one of the most famous beaches in the country, Lopes Mendes. Its length is about 3 kilometers; that’s an incredibly spacious and amazing beach with white sand. Despite the fact that it’s popular among holidaymakers, the coast always seems deserted due to its impressive size. This extensive beach is relatively shallow, so you can safely go for vacations with kids; even those who can’t … Open

Ilha Grande for children - what to visit

In case your child is well-trained and can withstand a two-hour ascent, then you can try to climb the island's highest point – Pico do Papagaio Mountain. You would enjoy the fascinating view during the trip and also there is even more to see as you reach the pick of the mountain. However, if your child is not fond of climbing, you can take a sightseeing tour along the coast. You'll have a chance not only to … Open

Travel guide to Ilha Grande

Besides picturesque tropical islands and miraculously beautiful waterfalls, Ilha Grande attracts numerous guests with its gorgeous sandy beaches. There are more than a hundred of beaches on the island in total. Many of them are wild ones, so these are untouched areas that haven’t lost their original beauty. It is possible to reach some coastal areas only by boat. Such beaches particularly attract travelers who … Open

Traditions and mentality of Ilha Grande

All in all, the islanders have a light attitude to life. An ability to find a way out of a hard situation by a couple of easy actions is a part of the local national mentality. People here tell so many jokes every day so you start wondering why is it still impossible to produce electricity by humor. Remember, if you were invited for a dinner at 9 o’clock, it’s better to come 15 minutes later so a host … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Carne de sol is a good snack for a beer (lots of beer) or it can also be taken as a perfect lunch for a long excursion. The dish’s beautiful name actually means dried meat which is extremely popular on the island. Another traditional dish is pato no tucup – duck meat boiled in a spicy cassava sauce. If you’re looking for something really nourishing, then local chicken stew with ham, sweet pepper, and … Open

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