If you have a penchant for architectural design, then this private Sao Paulo architecture tour is for you!
This eclectic city offers a whole range of very different styles, from Portuguese colonial buildings to the art nouveau buildings of the modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer.
You'll learn about them and more on this 3-hour tour with an experienced guide, exploring the city by private vehicle. You'll see buildings such as Hotel Unique and the São Paulo City Museum of Art, and gain insight into the famous architects who built them.
Upon pickup from your hotel by private vehicle, meet your professional guide and learn about São Paulo's impressive architecture. As you meander through the bustling city, admire buildings that exhibit a wide variety of architectural designs, from colonial structures made from taipa, a traditional Brazilian-style material, to modern constructions like the Unique Hotel, designed by Ruy Ohtake, native of Sao Paulo.
Spot several architectural styles developed since the mid-XNUMXth century and learn about the Brazilian school of XNUMXth-century modernist architecture, which made the country famous all over the world. Admire the works of architects like Oscar Niemeyer, such as the Edifício Copan and discover the Art Museum of the City of São Paulo, developed by Lina Bo Bardi, famous for her modernist Glass House in the Morumbi district. Be amazed by the neoclassical, art nouveau, brutalism and contemporary styles that coexist in the metropolis.
Before transport back to your hotel, your guide will tell you about the famous architects who helped build São Paulo, such as Ramos de Azevedo and Vilanova Artigas. You'll learn about Isay Weinfeld's Livraria da Vila (a bookstore with revolving shelves), as well as Paulo Mendes da Rocha's museums and art galleries, such as the New Leme Gallery.