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City Tour in Brasilia

By Brazil Guru

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Highlights

  • Brasília

  • City tour

  • capital city

  • Oscar Niemeyer

  • Architecture

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Tour Guide and Transport

  • What's excluded

    Entrance Fees Meals Optional Services Expenses of a personal nature.

Know Before You Book

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • 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.

Brasilia National Stadium (Mané Garrincha): Brazil's second largest stadium, is a multi-purpose complex with an area of 1.6 million square meters, ready to host major sporting and cultural events. Stop for photos.

Buriti Palace: Headquarters of the Federal District Government. Its name is due to a palm tree that is typical of the cerrado, the buriti. In front of the palace is a copy of the famous sculpture of the Loba Romana. - Panoramic view from inside the vehicle.

Army Headquarters: Oscar Niemeyer's architectural project and Burle Marx's landscape design. It is a set of buildings in sober lines, complemented by a monumental platform - known as the Espada de Caxias Dome, by Crystal Square - a set of stone sculptures in the shape of rhinestones. Stop for photos and external visitation.

Memorial JK: Erected to honor and keep the memory of the builder of Brasilia. His remains are deposited in the Mortuary Chamber. The idea came up on the day of JK's seventh day mass. Stop for photos and external visitation.

Television Tower: Lúcio Costa Project, standing 224 meters high and with its gazebo located at 75 meters, has a complete view of the Monumental Axis. Panoramic view.

Metropolitan Cathedral Our Lady Aparecida: Its 16 parabolic pillars that resemble the crown of thorns of Jesus, which weigh ninety tons, by far indicate that there is the famous Cathedral of Brasilia. Stop for photos, and internal visitation.

Ministries Esplanade: Set of 17 identical buildings, except for the Ministry of Justice and Foreign Affairs. This is where the seat of federal powers begins. Panoramic view from inside the vehicle.

National Congress Palace: Consisting of two “H” -shaped towers and their two famous domes, housing the plenary of the House and Senate, Niemeyer's masterpiece. Stop for photos, and external visitation.

Itamaraty Palace: Headquarters of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, formerly known as the Palace of the Arches

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  • Brasília Federal District

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Brasília Federal District

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