DISCOVER RIO DE JANEIRO HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE
The city of Rio de Janeiro received the title of the first World Capital of Architecture by UNESCO.
Is the first time that a city has received this designation – created in 2018 in partnership between UNESCO and the International Union of Architects (UIA).
In 2012, UNESCO had already granted Rio with the title of World Cultural Heritage in Urban Landscape category. With this designation of World Capital of Architecture, Rio is responsible for organizing the World Congress of the International Union of Architects in 2021, previously scheduled for July 2020, but due to the pandemic, it was postponed to 2021.
If you are a lover of architecture and sympathizer of history, come and enjoy with us, on this tour, the true integration of our natural beauties and those built by the genius of our masters of architecture over the centuries.
The city of Rio has already left valuable references in the history of architecture. Over its few centuries, it underwent substantial transformations of great magnitude, with complex techniques of contemporary engineering and urbanism. Few cities have had such a significant change in their original topography.
We have an eclectic mix of architectural styles and urban landscape revered by the world for its natural conditions. The title of World Capital of Architecture is the fair decoration of this story.
This tour aims to introduce the city of Rio to supporters and lovers of history and architecture. Come! Enjoy and discover the way Rio grew in the space between the sea and the mountains.