What to see in Brasilia

Brasilia It is a modern and beautiful city that is the capital of Brazil and is also the only one of the cities built in the 20th century that is Cultural heritage of Humanity. In fact, it is not even 100 years old since it began to be built in 1956 and so quickly was it advanced that in a short time it became the country's capital. Currently it has two and a half million inhabitants and it is a wonderful city to visit at any time of the year since its average temperature is 20ºC.

In Brasilia you have many places of interest, many of them very modern and functional. In the Cultural Complex of the Republic You will be able to see the National Library of Brasilia and the National Museum of the Republic, a spectacular place with 14,000 m2 and where there are two auditoriums, a laboratory and many exhibitions on different topics. This Complex is in the Monumental axis, which is what the downtown area is called and where there are also the most important monuments and the buildings of the government and the city authorities.

As for the monuments themselves, the ones most often visited by tourists are the Three Powers Square, the Cathedral of Brasilia, the Palace of Planalto (where the Brazilian president works), the National Congress, the Alvorada Palace (where the president lives) and Lake Paranoá, a spectacular artificial lake that was built to increase the region's water reserves and which also has a marina and special areas for wakeboarding and windsurfing.

The Brasilia airport It is the most important in the whole country and has so much traffic that practically all planes have to queue in order to land or take off. From here they are famous athletes such as Kaká (Real Madrid footballer) or Nelson Piquet (Formula 1 driver).

Brasilia Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia (August 2020)

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