Palmas Capital

One of the fastest growing capital in Brazil shows enviable quality indexes of life and investments. It has 230 thousand inhabitants. It is the gateway to all tourist areas of the State. After all you will not miss the opportunity to see the youngest capital of Brazil, the last planned city of the twentieth century, which combines modernity with environmental preservation. beautiful squares, parks and wide avenues interspersed with garden roundabouts. Palmas attracts people from all over Brazil and is ideal for tourism business and events. It is 805 km far from Brasilia – DC.

Cesamar Park

Cesamar Park

Cesamar Park

The park is an invitation to the practice of physical exercises or mere contemplation of nature. The green area has jogging track with 2840 meters long surrounding a beautiful lake, waterfall and light fountain, skate lane, BMX track, several outdoors fitness academies and ecological trail. Amidst this scenario live the capybaras, which already became a symbol of the place.

Palmas Lake

Palmas Lake

Palmas Lake

A large lake surprises Palmas visitors. Its waters spread along the edge of the capital and of other six neighboring cities as Porto Nacional, Tocantínia, Lajeado, Miracema, Brejinho de Nazaré and Ipueiras. Only in the capital the lake has the incredible extension of 54km. It is propitious to water sports and sport fishing. Water sports lovers glide on jet-skis, kayaks and stand up paddle boards, coloring an immense water surface, cut by the Ponte da Amizade a bridge 8km length

Graciosa Beach

Graciosa Beach

Graciosa Beach

It is very nice to see Graciosa with its fringe 520m long with bars and restaurants, marina with several docks, pier and view of the Ponte da Amizade. The traditional year turn of palmenses is held on the beach sand, with music show and fireworks. Be sure to watch the spectacle of sunset. For those who want to enjoy more fresh water beaches, Palmas also offers the Praia do Prata, Praia do Caju and Praia das Arnos.

Canela Island

Canela Island

Canela Island

It is a beautiful sandy little island with 45 square meters, located in the middle of the Palmas Lake with capacity to receive about thousand tourists a day. The Ilha Canela is very crowded on Sundays and shows stalls structure serving food and drinks. The boats demanding there depart from the marina, a short crossing about 3km.

Palacinho of Culture

Palacinho of Culture

Palacinho of Culture

The Palacinho was the first building constructed in Palmas in 1989 to host the state government. Transformed into a museum, it presents historical panels and rooms dedicated to indigenous groups, religious parties and to the creation of the State and its capital Palmas. The office of the first governor Siqueira Campos has been preserved in its original features.

Cultural Space

Cultural Space

Cultural Space

Exemplar of modern Brazilian architecture, is signed by Paulo Henrique Paranhos. The architectural ensemble draws attention to the landscape of Palmas with its large metal frame and convex dome. The theater name pays tribute to the great Brazilian actress Fernanda Montenegro. The artist Siron Franco is the author of a giant alligator sculpture, assembled on yoke stone on the lawn. The space has the name of the poet José Gomes Sobrinho.

Sunflower Square

Sunflower Square

Sunflower Square

It is a real open-air museum with an area of 560,000 square meters that keeps memories of the foundation and fast growth of Palmas. Worth seeing where it all began in points as the Cruise, the Monument to the Bible, the Sun Clock and the Krahô Square. The starting point is the cruise where was celebrated the first thanksgiving Mass for the launch of the cornerstone of the city on May 20, 1989.

Araguaia Palace

Araguaia Palace

Araguaia Palace

In the Center of Master Plan of the capital, the Araguaia Palace is the central mark of two intersecting avenues that cut through the city. Imposing and majestic has four floors including the basement. Its frontispiece in fiber glass and the giant ceramic panels adorn the palace building and tell the history of the State of Tocantins until the year of its creation in 1988.

Memorial Coluna Prestes

Memorial Coluna Prestes

Memorial Coluna Prestes

Work of the world famous architect Oscar Niemeyer, the Memorial honors the Communist Carlos Prestes and his Invicta Coluna that traveled 25,000 kilometers and constituted the most revolutionary march of modern history, never won. The memorial shows photos, documents and personal objects of Prestes. In its march through the interior of Brazil, the Coluna Prestes entered cities in the old Northern Goiás, the region that became the State of Tocantins.

Monument to the 18 of the Fort

Monument to the 18 of the Fort

Monument to the 18 of the Fort

Eighteen sculptures depict the historical scene of the confrontation of the lieutenants of the Fort of Copacabana/RJ with loyalist troops, occurred in 1922. The movement in opposition to the oligarchic regime of the Old Republic, changed the history of Brazil, opening the way, years later, to the arrival of President Getulio Vargas to power. Lieutenants defended the secret vote, the end of corruption and the need for economic development of the country.

Mirante da Serra | Paragliding Flight

Mirante da Serra | Paragliding Flight

Mirante da Serra | Paragliding Flight

From the Lookout at an altitude of 450 meters you can have a panoramic view of the entire city of Palmas extended on the plain between the mountains and the lake. The location offers ideal weather conditions to jump paragliding, allowing long flights. It is an amazing place for watching the sunset.

Bumpkin Feast

Arraiá da Capital (bumpkin feast)

Arraiá da Capital (bumpkin feast)

Traditional event held since the 90s, the Arraiá da Capital is a synthesis of miscegenation that occurs in Palmas bringing together people from all over Brazil, mainly from the Northeast states. The quadrilhas presented in the June Festival as the Caipiras do Borocoxó, Pisada da Botina and Cafundó do Brejo have already won national recognition due to the quality of themes, costumes and choreography. The festival occurs on June.

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