Praça Duque de Caxias
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Praça Duque de Caxias

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A: Anfiteatro da Praça Duque de Caxias

by Willy Kaemena, 270 meters away

Wikipedia: "The city was planned and developed in 1956 with Lúcio Costa as the principal urban planne...

Anfiteatro da Praça Duque de Caxias

B: Museu do Senado Federal

by Ana Volpe, 1.1 km away

Museu do Senado Federal

C: Praça do Três Poderes

by Ana Volpe, 1.1 km away

Praça do Três Poderes

D: Plenário do Senado

by Ana Volpe, 1.1 km away

Plenário do Senado

E: Congresso Naciona Brasilia Df Brasil

by Arthur Cordeiro, 1.1 km away

Congresso Naciona Brasilia Df Brasil

G: Torre de TV

by Ana Volpe, 1.1 km away

Torre de TV

H: Cruzeiro Plaza Brasilia, Praça do Cruzeiro - Brasilia

by Alexandre Brandão - ab360, 1.4 km away

Cruzeiro Plaza Brasilia -This is the highest point in the city, a little more than 1000 meters above ...

Cruzeiro Plaza Brasilia, Praça do Cruzeiro - Brasilia

I: JK Memorial

by Willy Kaemena, 1.6 km away

Read here more about the  brazilian president Juscelino Kubitschek the founder of the new capital of ...

JK Memorial

J: Memorial JK

by Alexandre Militão, 1.7 km away

Dona Sarah e Juscelino Kubitschek em frente ao Memorial Jk, Brasília DF

Memorial JK

This panorama was taken in Brazil

This is an overview of Brazil

Here's your soundtrack. Okay, maybe they're not exactly brazillian but their music is awesome and their live shows legendary.

Now, Brazil covers almost half of South America and its Amazon rainforest is the world's largest jungle... which is rapidly getting cut down. The country is basically one giant botanical garden with some bangin' cities on its edges.

Brazil was colonized in 1808 by the royal court of Portugal, which was fleeing Napolean's troops. They didn't stay long, and Brazil won its independence in 1822.

Its biggest city, Sao Paulo, is the financial hub of South America. Brazil is the "b" in BRIC -- Brazil, Russia, India and China. These four were labeled the world's fastest developing large economies in the year 2001.

Brazil is known for three things: amazingly beautiful women, carnival, and Pele -- King of Football, Athlete of the Century, football ambassador of the world and a declared national treasure.

Brazillians can tell foreigners a mile away, by the way their hips move. Samba is built into the soul of brazil and carnival is when it bursts out into twenty-four hour undying explosions of sound on every street.

This picture of mask diving at the Taipus reefs makes me shed hot and salty tears all over my calendar, which is set on "January" right now.

Text by Steve Smith.

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