Rio de Janeiro attracts visitors from around the globe with its pristine beaches, lush tropical vegetation and unique urban setting. Brazilian modernism, as an architectural movement exemplified by Oscar Niemeyer, gained worldwide recognition in the 1960s. Many of the modernist buildings by Lucio Costa, Affonso Reidy, the Roberto Brothers, and landscapes by Roberto Burle Marx are exceptional architectural icons that architects from around the world should visit at least once in a lifetime.

The latest architectural highlights were built in view of the Football World Cup in 2014 and the OlympicGames 2016. Two of these projects, the Museum of Tomorrow by Santiago Calatrava and the Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro MAR by Bernardes Jacobsen Architects, are part of an urban development plan to convert the former industrial port area into a new center of life, business and culture. Brazil boasts numerous architectural monuments and a variegated urban history. Come and explore Rio de Janeiro in one of our suggested day tours, or in combination with other Brazilian cities such as São Paulo, Brasília and Belo Horizonte, in a multi-day trip throughout Brazil. We also offer bespoke corporate and academic travel.

Barbara Iseli
Barbara Iseli
Jason Baumann
Jason Baumann
Uli Rentschler
Uli Rentschler
Architecture Tours in Rio de Janeiro
Travessa Teixeira 33
Casa 101a Méier
Rio de Janerio

t +55 21 98350 3005

Rio de Janeiro team

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