Brazil Cyity Break





Passengers will be met at the arrival gate and will be accompanied to the hotel. Guide will assist passengers with handling of luggage at the airport, at the hotel and check-in procedures. Overnight at hotel



Brasilia’s urban planning project has divided the business area of the residential areas and the government axis. Addressed in Brasilia, read SQS - meaning Super Block South and a number. These super blocks are an all-inclusive neighbourhood with services, food stores, filling stations, etc. Tour will visit a super block of the southern zone; Dom Bosco Santuary (the Blue Church); TV Tower, Military Sector, JK Memorial, Cathedral, Ministery's axis; Itamaraty Palace (Foreign Relations); 3 Powers Square; Democracy and Liberty Pantheon; Lucio Costa Cultural Space, Jaburu Palace (Vice-President’s residence); Dawn Palace; Embassy Row. Duration: 3 hrs.



Transfer accompanied by the local guide, from the hotel to the airport for a flight to your next destination in Brazil.

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Brasília: Since the very first stages of Brazil as a colony, the Portuguese had a plan of having the capital moved inland. It was, at the time, a strategy to protect the capital from pirate’s invasion. The site had been chosen - the centre of the country - but it remained a dream until 1955 when Juscelino Kubitschek became President of Brazil. The transition between dream and reality was brought forth under Lucio Costa’s urban planning conception, poetically translated into a simple sign, like someone who possesses a place and in this place maps out two lines that cross symbolizing the Sign of the Cross. Brasília also existed in Saint John Bosco’s prophesy: “Between the parallels 15 and 20, is a very large and long riverbed that will become a lake in its beginning, when people hollow out the hidden mines among these hills, then the promised land will appear where milk and honey will sprout and there will be incredible richness”. Oscar Niemeyer who declared planned Brasília's unique architecture: “Architects today should pay more attention to the buildings of humanity’s old ages. Certain traces and archaeological findings replenish us with admiration. The perfection of old temples has never been equaled”. After a six-year study of the city as a whole, Egyptologist Iara Kern put forth a theory: “From Akhenaton (a pharaoh that reigned from 1375-1358 B.C.)

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