is the capital and the sixth largest city in Brazil
situated some 70 km south-west of Planaltina
. It has a population of 2,207,800 people. Many people visit Brasília to experience its roman catholic cathedrals and presidential palaces.
The nearest airport Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek (IATA: BSB) is about 20 km away.
Must see attractions in Brasília
The Cathedral of Brasília (Catedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora Aparecida) is a cathedral in Brasília, Brazil. It was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, and was completed and dedicated on May 31, 1970. The cathedral is a hyperboloid structure constructed from 16 concrete columns, weighing 90 tons each.
The Palácio do Planalto (English: Palace of the Highlands) is the official workplace of the President of Brazil. It is located at the Praça dos Três Poderes in Brasília, Brazil. As the seat of government, the term Planalto is often used as a metonym for the executive branch of the government.
The Brasília TV Tower was completed in 1967 (the observation platform was opened in 1965) at a height of 218 meters, but in 1987 another 6 meter was added by the TV channel Bandeirantes.
The Brasília National Park (Parque Nacional de Brasília) is a national park located 10km from the center of Brasília, in the Federal District, in the center west of Brazil.
Teatro Pedro Calmon is a tourist attraction, one of the Theatres in Brasília, Brazil. It is located: 380 km from Anápolis, 530 km from Goiânia, 550 km from Aparecida de Goiânia.
The Monumental Axis (" Eixo Monumental" in Portuguese) is a central avenue in Brasília's city design.
The Palácio do Jaburu (English: Palace of the Jabiru) is the official residence of the Vice-President of Brazil. The palace was designed, along with the rest of the city of Brasília, by Oscar Niemeyer and inaugurated in 1977. It is located near the Palácio da Alvorada in Brasília. The name comes from a common bird of the region, the Jabiru.
Planetário de Brasília is a tourist attraction, one of the Planetaria in Brasília, Brazil. It is located: 383 km from Anápolis, 530 km from Goiânia, 560 km from Aparecida de Goiânia.
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