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The kingdom of flora and fauna on the Atlantic coast

The city with history — from the chicken port to the best beaches in Brazil

Porto De Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas stands for "chicken port" in Portuguese. The name dates back to when slaves were brought to the area on ships intended to transport chickens. Thanks to this story, you can purchase souvenirs in the form of chickens and roosters from local shops. Today, it is a popular resort with beautiful beaches, located in the northern state of Brazil, Pernambuco, 70 km from Recife, the capital of the state. The main beach, named just like the city, was awarded the title of the best beach in the country in 2007. In addition to snow-white sand and pure water, the place also attracts with palm trees and mangroves, warm springs, and coral reefs. In the bays of Porto de Galinhas, you can see seahorses up to 20 cm long. Special excursions are organized to discover these amazing creatures. The town has a diving school, and there are plenty of opportunities to explore the underwater world.

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