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1 Albergue en North Brazil - Explorar Ver Guía de destinos

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The North region stands out because it has the largest extension of the Brazilian territory and the lowest population density. It is composed of seven states: Amazonas , Acre , Amapá , Pará , Rondônia , Roraima and Tocantins . This region is especially important for its vast nature, since it congregates the largest biological reserve in the world, the Amazon Rainforest and much of the planet's freshwater reserve, the Amazon Basin.

Tourism in the region is marked by ecotourism, since discovering the wonders of the Amazon is a full plate for nature lovers. The climate is generally warm and warm, but in winter there is a drop in temperature. Another striking natural phenomenon in the North of Brazil is the pororoca on the Island of Marajó (Pará), which refers to the encounter between the Amazon River and the Atlantic Ocean. The place is much sought after by surfers motivated to surf in the wave formed by the mentioned encounter.

The largest cities in the region are Manaus ( Amazonas ) and Belém ( Pará ), large urban centers of economic, industrial and political referential. Both are large entrance gates of tourists to the region, with international airports and road access. In both cities Hostelling International is present to enable the hostess to know the North region with comfort, quality of services and affordable prices.

The region is very influenced by the indigenous culture despite presenting manifestations that are pure syncretism with European and Afro-descendant customs. This is reflected in folklore, cuisine, handicrafts, music and dance. One of the most well-known events in the region is the Boi-Bumbá Folk Festival which takes place annually in Parintins. In June, the city, which is near Manaus, celebrates the artistic competition between the Caprichoso and Garantido groups . Another important religious manifestation is the Círio de Nazaré, a traditional celebration that takes place in the months of October in Belém. This is the largest Catholic event in the world, with more than 2 million people. Being in the North of the country the traveller can not fail to taste the local delicacies, since many fruits and species of fish are only found in this region of the world.