Brazil is a beautiful country. From its dreamy stretches of golden sand to the colourful streets of Rio de Janeiro, there’s a photo-worthy view round every corner. To prove it, here are some of the best shots of Brazil from Picfair‘s top roaming photographers.

A staircase decorated with street art

Graffiti in BrazilLourdes Siracuza Cappi/Picfair

Capoeira on the streets of São Paulo

Capoeira dancing, BrazilRose Carvalho/Picfair

The Sugarloaf Mountain cable car, Rio de Janeiro

Cable car, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilFilipe Frazao/Picfair

The Selarón Steps, Rio de Janeiro

Famous steps, Brazil, South AmericaFilipe Frazao/Picfair

Copacabana beach from above

Copacabana beach from above, Rio, BrazilMartyn Wellman/Picfair

National Congress of Brazil, Brasília

Museum in Brazil, South AmericaFilipe Frazao/Picfair

Surf Beetle near the beach

Beach Beetle, surfing, BrazilMarcello Sokal Fotografia/Picfair

Balloons over Brasília

Balloons at sunset, BrazilAlexandre Perotto/Picfair

Capoeiristas dance

Capoeira in BrazilDesignXen/Picfair

Young sambistas play drums at a small celebration

Carnival, BrazilDesignXen/Picfair

Native Brazilian boy in the Amazon

Boy from a Brazilian tribe, BrazilFilipe Frazao/Picfair

Sunset in Búzios, Rio de Janeiro State

Fishing in Brazil, coastal BrazilNick Pangere/Picfair

View of Rio from Sugarloaf Mountain

Rio de Janeiro, BrazilFabrica Media/Picfair

Jijoca de Jericoacoara, Ceará

Boy runs on the beach, BrazilFabrica Media/Picfair

Fishermen weigh their catch at the fishing market in Bahia

Fish market on the coast of BrazilDesignXen/Picfair

Gauchos of Brazil lead their cattle down the road in the Pantanal

Man riding horses in BrazilAmanda Dawes/Picfair

People ride horses in the Pantanal

Horse riding in Brazil, South AmericaFilipe Frazao/Picfair

Overlooking Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro

Chopper, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilFabrica Media/Picfair

Rocinha favela, Rio de Janeiro

Houses and hills, BrazilJessisa Painter/Picfair

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de JaneiroDavid Bayon/Picfair

Samba Queen

Carnival, Braziljaime/Picfair


Blue ocean and Beach in BrazilAlexandre Perotto/Picfair

Want to dig a little deeper? In Episode 8 of our podcast, The Rough Guide to Everywhere (iTunes; Soundcloud), we travelled to the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro to find out about the surf schools here that are empowering a generation.

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