Brazil's Soccer Cities is a video series featuring some of the Brazilian cities that will be hosting World Cup matches - Rio, Recife, Brasilia, Manaus, Salvador and Sao Paulo.
Discover Brazil's World Cup cities through the eyes of the BBC's Brazilian reporters. BBC Brasil will give you a taste of some of the country's most exciting and colourful places. From dancing with drag queens in Sao Paulo, to swimming with dolphins in an Amazon city, to going on favela mountain biking adventures and free running across the country's sci-fi capital. Find out what makes this country so special - and why it's the place football calls home.
World Cup cities: Rio
Rio is the carnival capital of Brazil with parties a plenty. It is a place of natural beauty but a fifth of the population still live in slums.
World Cup cities: Recife
The capital of colour, a coastal metropolis of beaches and rivers, Recife has given Brazil some of its most influential artists, writers and musicians.
Nestled in the heart of the world's largest rainforest - the Amazon - Manaus is now a major industrial centre, where nature provides more than just beauty.