by night tour
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Expenses of a personal nature.
Know Before You Book
You must be at least 18 years of age and present a valid photo ID to participate.
Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Brasilia hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
Please be ready and waiting at your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior your scheduled pickup time.
What you can expect
Brasilia is the only city in the world built in the 20th century to be elected World Heritage by UNESCO. This City Tour takes you to know the main sights of the capital of Brazil, with stops and scheduled visits so you can enjoy every moment and feel what it is like to be in a city designed to serve as a model, in the context of modernity with respect to the environment.
On this tour travelers will get to know the capital and Brasilia at night. With the splendid lighting of the most iconic places, you will see the Capital of Brazilians with a unique charm.Visited places:
Memorial JK: Designed by Oscar Niemeyer to house the relics and other objects belonging to President Juscelino Kubitschek, inside is the mausoleum with the President's remains.
Metropolitan Cathedral: Considered one of the best works of architect Oscar Niemeyer, it is formed by concrete arches, from which emerge colorful stained glass created by Marianne Peretti and sculptures of angels, Alfred Ceschiatti's creation. Outside there is a tower with bells, donated by the Spanish government, next to the sculptures of the four evangelists.
Esplanade of Ministries: Located on the monumental axis, it has 17 buildings that house the ministries, forming a harmonious regular architecture.
Itamaraty Palace: Oscar Niemayer's work, with concrete columns, free glass space, has an extraordinary collection of works of art. It is the building of the Ministry of Foreign Relations. Inside are Burle Marx's landscaping, and a sculpture called “The Meteor” by Bruno Giorgi, which represents the five continents.
Square of the Three Powers: Oscar Niemeyer's main complex, is a large square space, where the three powers of the Republic are arranged: Planalto Palace (Executive), Federal Supreme Court (Judiciary) and National Congress (Legislative). You can also see the Panteon of Democracy, in honor of former President Tancredo Neves, and Espaço Lucio Costa, with the Brasilia model, the sculpture called “Os Candangos” by Bruno Giorgi, the sculpture “The Justice” by Alfredo Ceschiatti and the National Pavilion, one hundred meters high, by Sergio Bernardes.
Alvorada Palace: which was the first palace opened in the city in 1958, is the official residence of the President of the Republic. The distinctive shape of the columns, were the inspiration of the symbol and emblem of the capital.