Brasilia is quite an amazing city. it’s probably the youngest capital of any country and it’s also one of the younger places that have been declared World Heritage by the UNESCO.
The reasons for both facts are quite clear, Brazil wanted a capital more centered (The previous capital, Rio de Janerio) is in the west coast and far away from the amazonas and most inland territories of Brazil. And since it was built to be a capital, its architecture and urbanism are top class, so it was quite normal that the Unesco feels it must be preserved.
Panorama by seier+seier
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