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Shopping in Brasilia means malls. The granddaddy of Brasilia malls is the Conjunto Nacional . Other shopping malls close to the hotel districts include the Patio Brasil, SCS Q.7 Bl. A (tel. 061/2107-7400; www.patiobrasil.com.br), located in the South Wing not far from the Meliá hotel. Near the hotel sector in the north wing, the Brasilia Shopping, SCN, Q.5, lote 2 (tel. 061/3328-5259; www.brasiliashopping.com.br), has a number of movie theaters and an excellent food court. Malls are open Monday through Saturday 10am to 10pm, Sunday 2 to 8pm.

For nonmall shopping, there is the Feira de Artesanato da Torre de Televisão, a large crafts fair that takes place every weekend underneath the TV Tower on Eixo Monumental, with crafts from the Northeast. It's open from 8am to 6pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.