City and capital of Brazil, Brasilia is a relatively new city, laid out on an uninhabited site in 1957, it is in the Federal District, east central Brazil. Large open spaces and modern architecture characterize Brasília, the capital city of Brazil. The government constructed the city on an undeveloped site during the late 1950s and early 1960s to encourage settlement in the inland regions of Brazil. This picture shows a sculpture of the head of Brazilian president Juselino Kubitschek in the Plaza of the Three Powers in Brasília.
To discover : The Catedral Metropolitana is one of several buildings designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer in the 1960s for the Brazilian capital, Brasilia. The mostly underground cathedral has 16 curved columns and a stained glass interior. Standing near the entrance are four large statues known as the Four Evangelists.