The Brazilian capital was founded in the late 1950s in an attempt to move more Brazilians inland, away from the coast. Architect Oscar Niemeyer was the chief architect of the new city and built many of the cities most iconic buildings. Palácio da Alvorada (Palace of the Dawn), is the presidential residence and was the first building dedicated in Brasilia. The name was supposed to signify a dawning of a new age in Brasilia. Learn more about the iconic building here.
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My name is Andrew, but you can call me Drew (I think we should interact on a more personal level, on a German "du" basis if you will). I rack my brain for the best travel experiences, scour the internet for travel inspiration and help you plan your next unforgettable vacation.
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