Ausflüge in Brasilia - City Tour Brasilia.
Ausflüge in Brasilia: Catch a glimpse of the future with this tour of brilliant Brasilia taking in many of the cutting edge buildings that put the Brazilian capital on the world map. See or visit sights such as the Central Bank Museum, the Federal Saving Bank, the Itamaraty Palace, the National Congress and the university during this fascinating three-hour tour.
Housed in a stunning skyscraper, the Central Bank Museum boasts the largest gold stone found in Brazil as well as an intriguing and colourful collection of banknotes, documents and coins. See also the adjacent Federal Saving Bank’s head office, whose cylindrical shape contrasts with others buildings in the city skyline. Inside the hall, there are a stained glass panels representing the Brazilian states.
The impressive Itamaraty Palace, which houses the foreign affairs ministry, was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and is a monument to modernism with concrete columns, glass and free spaces as well as an extraordinary collection of works of art. The palace is surrounded by a moat, giving it a dreamy appearance while also doubling its visual impact.
Visit the National Congress, which is one of the most avant-garde of all Niemeyer’s works. It has two bowl-shaped structures, one upright for the Chamber of Deputies and an inverted one for the Senate. Niemeyer also designed the University of Brasilia, which has one of the largest campuses in Brazil. Standout buildings are the science block and the rectory.
Meeting/pick-up point: Collection from hotel.
Duration: Three hours.
Others: No shorts and please bring photo ID.

Ausflüge in Brasilia - City Tour Full Day with Lunch.
Ausflüge in Brasilia: Discover Brasilia with this fascinating tour of the capital that takes in the main sights and attractions as well as one of the many planned neighbourhoods known as superblocks. This six-hour adventure offers a glittering vision of how Sixties architects and planners envisioned the future.
Visit a superblock neighbourhood in the Asa Sul and see how urban planner Lucio Costa conceived of the ‘perfect living space’. These blocks successfully fuse housing, amenities and commercial activities, all centred on a landscaped green belt. The focal point is the Church of Our Lady of Fatima, which looks like a nun’s cornette. Also in the same block is the Dom Bosco Sanctuary, which boasts a dramatic use of stained glass.
Costa’s TV tower has a prominent position in the Monumental Axis and is a fine example of e Sixties architecture and engineering. See also the Oscar Niemeyer-designed Brazilian Army Headquarters while the cathedral is considered one of Niemeyer’s greatest creations.
The Monumental Axis is a broad boulevard flanked by 17 buildings housing ministries. Admire the Itamaraty Palace, which houses the foreign affairs ministry, and is a monument to modernism with concrete columns, glass and free spaces. Niemeyer’s Praça dos Tres Poderes (Three Powers Square) is where the presidential office, the National Congress and the Federal Supreme Court are located.
The Central Bank Museum, home of the largest gold stone found in Brazil, is also a standout attraction and there’s a visit to the futuristic National Congress. Then see the president’s residence, the majestic Alvorada Palace, and much, much more.
Meeting/pick-up point: Collection from hotel.
Duration: Six hours.
Others: No shorts and please bring photo ID.

Verfügbar bis 31 Dezember 2017
Ausflüge in Brasilia - City Tour at Night with Dinner.
Ausflüge in Brasilia: Brasilia lights up at night and become a new city altogether with its modern architecture radiantly illuminated. Enjoy a new perspective of the main monuments created by Oscar Niemeyer and other architects such as the TV tower, the Buriti Palace, the JK Memorial, the cathedral, the Monumental Axis and Praça dos Tres Poderes.
Designed by Lucio Costa, the 224 metre-high TV tower is oh-so Sixties and has a prominent position in the Monumental Axis. Facing it is the Buriti Palace, which was designed by Nauro Jorge Esteves and houses the regional government offices. It was one of the later constructions and is a late-Sixties vintage.
The JK Memorial is a museum designed by Niemeyer and dedicated to Juscelino Kubitschek, the president from 1956 to 1961, who founded futuristic Brasilia as the federal capital in the middle of the savannah. The Metropolitan Cathedral is considered one of Niemeyer’s ultimate masterpieces both for its exterior and interior, where between the concrete arches, stained glass panels show heaven while angels hang from the ceiling.
Central Brasilia is shaped like an aeroplane and the Monumental Axis is fuselage. This broad boulevard is flanked by 17 buildings housing ministries that have been harmoniously located with architectonic regularity.
Niemeyer’s Praça dos Tres Poderes (Three Powers Square) is where the presidential office, the National Congress and the Federal Supreme Court are located. After this stop, visit some night spots and enjoy dinner in a barbecue restaurant (drinks not included).
Meeting/pick-up point: Collection from hotel.
Duration: Three hours.
Others: No shorts and please bring photo ID.

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