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20 most beautiful places in Brazil

The World Cup may take center stage in Brazil over the next few weeks, but if you're traveling here, it's worth taking time away from the bars, pub, stadia and TV screens to enjoy some of the country's most beautiful assets. <!-- -->
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</br><strong>Mount Roraima</strong><!-- -->
</br>Mount Roraima staddles the border between Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela. Its rock formations, rivers and waterfalls are said to have inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's book, "The Lost World." More recently, Mount Roraima served as inspiration for a location in Disney/Pixar's "Up." The trip up Roraima can take seven to 10 days, but the return hike takes two and hikers are rewarded with waterfall baths along the way.<!-- -->
</br><i><a href='http://www.turismo.rr.gov.br/' target='_blank'>Mount Roraima</a></i><i>, Roraima; +55 95 2121 2561</i><!-- -->
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The World Cup may take center stage in Brazil over the next few weeks, but if you're traveling here, it's worth taking time away from the bars, pub, stadia and TV screens to enjoy some of the country's most beautiful assets.

Mount Roraima
Mount Roraima staddles the border between Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela. Its rock formations, rivers and waterfalls are said to have inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's book, "The Lost World." More recently, Mount Roraima served as inspiration for a location in Disney/Pixar's "Up." The trip up Roraima can take seven to 10 days, but the return hike takes two and hikers are rewarded with waterfall baths along the way.
Mount Roraima, Roraima; +55 95 2121 2561
MORE: 10 things to know before visiting Brazil