Brasília city life
Brasilia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its modernist and unique architecture and the artistic urban planning. Anyone fascinated with art will simply love this city and even if you’re not an art fan, you will find Brasilia interesting to say the least.
Interesting places to visit in Brasilia are:
- Praça dos Três Poderes (Portuguese for Square of the Three Powers)
- The Palácio da Alvorada
- Brasilia Cathedral
- Brasilia National Museum
- Television Tower
- CAIXA Cultural
- Santuario Dom Bosco
- Fonte Da Torre de TV
- Buriti Palace and Itamaraty Palace
See a play, concert or dance performance at the Cláudio Santoro National Theater and have a nice walk in the Parque Nacional de Brasília.
Regarding night life, the city is pretty vibrant and dynamic, so you will find several clubs and bars, particularly in Asa Sul district. You can even check out dance centres that cultivate tradition of samba, forró and other Brazilian-style parties and take dance lessons.
In Brasilia, football is very popular, with many traditions dedicated to this sport, also hosting football tournaments. Other sports you can enjoy are: basketball, hang gliding or paragliding, and going diving on Paranoá Lake.
International atmosphere in Brasília
Brasilia has several foreign born residents, mainly comprised of Asian and Amerindian people. Being the capital of Brazil, the city truly covers a cosmopolitan atmosphere as it is home to many embassies and it also hosts various international festivals and events.
In Brasilia, you will experience two distinct seasons: a rainy season (from October to April) and a dry season (from May to September). January is the wettest month, while June is the driest in terms of rainfall. September, at the end of the dry season, has the highest average maximum temperature, 28°C (83 °F). The average temperatures for the rest of the year is around 22 °C (72 °F).