UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Brazil

Christ the Redeemer

Brazil is home to 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 14 cultural sites, 7 natural sites and 1 mixed sites. Brazil shares 1 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Brazil are:

  • Historic Town of Ouro Preto

  • Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda

  • Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra

    Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil)

  • Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia

  • Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas

  • Iguaçu National Park

  • Brasilia

    Cathedral of Brasilia
    Cathedral of Brasila. Designed by Oscar Niemeyer, it is a hyperboloid structure constructed from 16 concrete columns, weighing 90 tons Photo credit: each.dabldy/Bigstock
  • Serra da Capivara National Park

  • Historic Centre of São Luís

  • Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves

  • Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves

  • Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina

  • Central Amazon Conservation Complex5

  • Pantanal Conservation Area

  • Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves

  • Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks

  • Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás

  • São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão

  • Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the SeaChrist the Redeemer

  • Pampulha Modern Ensemble

  • Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site

  • Paraty and Ilha Grande – Culture and Biodiversity

  • Sítio Roberto Burle Marx

Find it on the map

UNESCO World Heritage Sites Google Map
UNESCO World Heritage Sites Google Map

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