Walking Tour: Brasília – Vila Planalto

May 8, 17 • Excursions, TopicsNo Comments

Vila Planalto is the oldest part of Brasília where workers and engineers had been settled during the construction period of the town. The village was supposed to be demolished  after the inauguration of Brasília, but the families refused to move away.

The Walking Tour shows you a picture of 50 years of urban architecture of Brasília, – a scale from still existing wooden houses to modern concrete buildings. You will live moments of day-to-day life of Brazilian village people which is complete different from the rest of the capital.

Vila Planalto, being centrally located, recently became popular for urban living. Its  gastronomic scene is amazing, – you will know some of the more than 40 restaurants and lanchonetes which are mainly frequented for lunch time. And you will be shown some selected shops and services of general interest.

 

From the external street, along green areas, you will enjoy a magnificant view onto the Lago Paranoa and the Digital TV Tower.

Availability: any day (except Sunday) with prior notice of min. 1 week before date

Participation: closed groups of min. 4 – max. 6 persons

Duration: 2 hours from 10 – 12 a.m.

Investment: R$ 50 / person

 

Remarks:

– The tour can also be booked by 1-3 persons; in this case, the minimum investment of R$ 200 will be charged and divided among the participants.

– Single persons interested might get registered and be informed whenever a tour will take place with vacancies.

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