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What to spend your Brazilian reais on:

  • Favela Tour

    75 BRL

  • 3-mile taxi ride

    10 BRL

  • Tourist t-shirt

    16 BRL

  • Postcard and a stamp

    1.50 BRL

  • Bottle of water

    2 BRL

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Must-sees in Brazil

  • Parati
  • This beautiful former Portuguese colony sits on the Bay of Ilha Grande. Expect a paradise of lush tropical forests and emerald seas, butted up against mountains rising out from the coastline.
  • Recife
  • It's the same old story in Recife: stunning beaches, historic sites and lots and lots of green. Known as the "Venice of Brazil," this city is on many tourists' hit list.
  • Foz do Iguaca
  • You can't get to the Iguazu Falls, one of the world's most famous waterfalls on the border of Brazil and Argentina, without going through epic Foz do Iguaca.

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A deep dive on Brazilian reais

The Brazilian real we know today was introduced in 1994. When introduced, it was pegged against the US dollar at 1:1 and carries a dollar-like symbol, the only exception being that it has two vertical lines instead of one. You’ll find 100 centavos in each real.

More info on Brazilian reais

The most commonly used denominations are R$2, R$5, R$10, R$20, R$50, R$100.

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