Campos, in Rio de Janeiro, is a city of roughly 390,000 residents.
The national capital Brasilia is located 600 miles (966 kilometers) northwest of Campos, while Rio de Janeiro is 140 miles (225 kilometers) to the southwest.
In this culture-loving city, you'll be sure to enjoy the remarkable museums, including the Campos Goytacazes Museum, where families can browse local collections. Take advantage of the peace and quiet, ask about the guided tours, grab something from the gift shop or just admire the lovingly crafted exhibits.
A place of worship, among the most popular of the many historic attractions here, is the Sao Salvador Cathedral. Visit this heritage building to discover its cultural significance and then take your time to study its design.
Campos’s major attractions sometimes overshadow its less visited, but equally interesting spots such as the Church of Saint Benedict.