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The Freedom Square is located in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais - Brazil. It was built at the time of the foundation of the city and hosted,  in its begining, some public buildings, as the Palace of Government and the first Secretaries of State. The landscape and architectural complex of The Freedom Square is a synthesis of styles that mark the history of Belo Horizonte. Over the years, the complex was being built in different architectural styles. In the decade of 1950-1960, The Niemeyer Building and  The Public Library were built, both designed by Oscar Niemeyer. The track and the gardens were inspired by the Palace of Versailles. The square also has a bandstand and a light source. The square is one of the most important turistic places in Belo Horizonte.  The photo shows the main avenue of the square.

Copyright: Luis Padilha
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Uploaded: 02/06/2009
Updated: 22/09/2014
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