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Esplanada dos Ministerios - Photo: Mario Roberto Duranorti (Public Domain License)
Esplanada dos Ministerios - Photo: Mario Roberto Duranorti (Public Domain License)
Brasilia
With urban design by Lúcio Costa and architectural by Oscar Niemeyer, a city was born in innovative ways, different in everything and with an impressive architectural and urban complex in the open. In 1987, it became a Historical and Cultural Heritage of Humanity and, in 2008, the American Capital of Culture 2008 was chosen, a title recognized by the Organization of American States (OAS). 
Brasília is a city ahead of its time. Its emergence changed the country's landscape, both political and economic. In 1883, a dream of Don Bosco predicted the emergence of a very prosperous civilization, with a large lake between the parallels 15º and 20º Sul, where Brasilia is today. Brasilia is a complete city. ...FIND OUT MORE
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