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Venite! This city can be easily called the example of modern architecture. Brasilia was built less than 40 years ago. Famous architect Lucio Costa has contributed much into the modern look of this place. If you look at Brasilia from high above, you will see the city’s shape reminds of an airplane. Some people say it looks like a bow with a tight feather.
Because of a rich choice of parks and nature reserves Brasilia is often called "green city". Indeed, here you can see unique natural attractions right at every step. The city will be truly … Open
The parts of this city are divided into several zones. In the so called ‘fuselage’ there is the main square of Three Powers, which is known as an example of strict and elegant style. ‘Wings’ of the plane are living quarters, where you will find trading centers, restaurants, and the main church in the city. The plane’s “head” is the location of Aurora Palace, which is decorated by bronze sculptures. This is the residence of the president of Brazil.
Take a walk in Brasilia and you will be amazed by shapes of buildings on your way. They look more like artworks than ordinary business centers or living complexes. The peak of the local cathedral is decorated with a huge crown that signifies people raising their hands while praying. One more advantage of this city is the quality of its roads. All roads are of a great quality and the large number of junctions and crossroads totally excludes the possibility of traffic jams. Brasilia is just 13 kilometers long and all roads start from the center of the city. Living districts are usually very calm and silent because there are almost no cars. That’s why you can leave your vehicle on the nearest parking lot and start observing local cafes and shops by feet. Copyright
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Brasilia is a real city of tomorrow. This place traditionally amazes travellers by its originality and unforgettable mix of newest trends in architecture, elegant and refined shapes, and the unique atmosphere of art.
Cathedral In Brazil, there are attractions for all kinds of taste. Nature lovers will enjoy the Botanical Garden, an area of about 500 hectares. In fact, it is a unique nature reserve, where in addition to rare plants you can see animals and birds. For a free visit the botanical garden offers only 1/10 of its area, this reserve is visited by biologists and researchers from around the world. 
Fans of exciting excursions are advised to visit the museum with original name "Princess House". The museum is held in a beautiful colonial building, which was built in the 18th century, within its walls is assembled a very multi-faceted and interesting collection of exhibits. All of them are dedicated to life and culture of the 18th century, one of the most unusual exhibits are considered to be the instruments of torture that were used in the colonial era. 
Palácio Tiradentes The city has many interesting modern attractions, a very unusual religious and architectural monument is the Temple of the Good Will. It is an unusual pyramid-shaped building, which was built in 1989. Since the discovery of this temple is daily visited by hundreds of tourists and pilgrims, the number of those wishing to visit it is so great that the church is open to visitors around the clock. It is distinguished by its unique architecture, which is explained to visitors during the tour, and attracts with its unusual design. 
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Among the cultural institutions of Brazil, one of the most unusual museums is considered to be The Money Museum. Its opening took place in 1960, and it was initially open in Rio de Janeiro. Over time, the museum's collection became so large that it needed a new building. Since 1981 the Money Museum is located in Brazil, it is housed in a beautiful two-storey building and is a collection includes more than 125000 exhibits. In the museum you can see the old banknotes and coins, as well as investment products made out of gold, and the gold nuggets, found throughout the territory of the country. 
Brasília, pela noite Very unusual architectural attraction is the Jaburu palace, it was built in 1977. Initially, this palace was built as a residence for the Vice-President of Brazil, today it is located amongst the most beautiful garden in the city, and is a popular tourist attraction.
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♥   Park 'Parque Estadual Do Descoberto' , 33.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Park 'Parque Estadual Dos Pirineus' , 99.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Park 'Parque Estadual Altamiro De Moura Pacheco' , 155.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Brazil: things to see

The city of Brasilia is home to numerous landmarks. Sometimes the city itself is called a unique architecture project. From a bird’s eye view the shape of the city resembles an airplane. Every part of the “airplane” has its specific purpose – wings are residential quarters, administrative and cultural centres are the body. There is a large botanic garden in Brasilia, and tourists with kids are recommended to visit the local zoo. Finally, fans of architecture places of interest will like an excursion to Metropolitana Cathedral. … Open
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