Main Landmarks of the Northeast

Northeastern Landmarks
Northeastern Landmarks

The northeast of Brazil has several tourist spots, it is composed of a lot of natural beauty and an effervescent culture.

Northeast Brazil is made up of nine states: Bahia, Sergipe, Alagoas, Pernambuco, Paraíba, Rio Grande do Norte, Ceará, Maranhão and Piauí.

With about 3 kilometers, the northeastern coast is a world-renowned destination.

Its beaches and the perfect combination of sun, perfect landscapes makes it a right destination for all seasons.

With beautiful beaches, many untouched, which are compared only to those of the Caribbean, and place the Northeast among the great routes of world tourism.

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Northeastern Landmarks

Millions of tourists disembark at modern Northeastern airports every year.

For some years, states have been investing heavily in improving infrastructure, creating new tourist hubs, and some in developing ecotourism.

The Northeast is attractive for different types of tourism.

For beach and resort tourism, the Region offers thousands of kilometers of tropical beaches, many of which are only partially developed, others still unexplored.

There are, on average, 300 days of sunshine per year in the northeast. There are countless beaches that the Northeast coast offers.

The historical and cultural heritage is also very rich, with the colonial cities of São Luís e Olinda, considered cultural heritage of humanity, and also Salvador, Brazil's first capital, with restored historic sites, as well as Recife, area that was dominated by Dutch in the XNUMXth century.

The city of Salvador it was formerly called Bahia, even by residents of the state itself.

It has also received some epithets, such as “Capital da Alegria”, due to its huge popular festivities, such as its carnival, and “Roma Negra”, for being considered the metropolis with the highest percentage of blacks located outside Africa.

Today, it is renamed Salvador and currently has a place in the National Historic Registry for its rich architectural ensemble, in one of the most famous places in the state - the Pelourinho – listed as a World Heritage Site, Cultural Center of the World.

For ecological and natural tourism, there are privileged areas in the Northeast, such as Chapada Diamantina, the National Parks of Sete Cidades, Serra da Capivara e Maranhenses Sheets: Delta of the Parnaíba River – internationally known for their beauty and biological diversity, in addition to several other attractions.

The Northeast also offers rich folklore and handicrafts, characteristic gastronomy and a great diversity of popular festivals, in addition to extremely favorable weather conditions (sun throughout the year), strategic location, close to major world markets.

Main Landmarks of the Northeast






  • People's Park
  • Beaches of Paraíba
  • stone of the lamb
  • Jaguar Environmental Protection Area
  • Pau-Brasil Ecological Station
  • Benjamim Maranhão Botanical Garden (Mata do Buraquinho)
  • Dinosaur Valley Natural Monument
  • Arruda Câmara Park (Bica)
  • Aratu State Park (Mata do Aratu)
  • Pedra da Boca State Park
  • Guariba Biological Reserve
  • Mata do Rio Vermelho Ecological Reserve


  • September 4 Theater
  • Church of Our Lady of Lourdes
  • Historical Museum of Paulo
  • Karnak Palace
  • Environmental Park Meeting of the Rivers
  • Church of São Benedito
  • city's park
  • Teresina Environmental Park
  • Acarapé Municipal Park




Northeast Tourism and Travel Guide

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