Between paradise and hell :)
Here you can make different strolls. Everything depends on who you really are.
For being the capital of power, it is interesting to know the "palaces" and monuments, like the Cathedral, Alvorada´s Palace, etc.
However, most different and exciting it´s the architecture of the city. Therefore, these strolls are not THAT boring...
Ah... I cannot forget talking to you about the natural beauties: the typical fauna and flora, to few meters of the center. Without speaking in waterfalls and the ecological tracks, that are several!!! Without ANY doubt, the prettiest thing in Brasilia is the sunset, in tones of orange, yellow, rose, blue and lilac... Believe me: you´ve never saw anything like that...
Also on the Praça dos Três Poderes (Place of Three Powers) is the Supremo Tribunal Federal.
Each of the main buildings, including the Supreme Court, has a different look -- each with graceful but distinct curving lines.
Brasilia: una ciudad planificada
"Plano de la ciudad"
Resulta curioso el sistema de direcciones, en que a diferencia del normal de las ciudades, no esta orientado a "calle, numero", sino a las manzanas, SQ (super-quarteron), respectivamente SQN, SQS, para el Norte y el Sur
A city with a plan
When you enter this city, you can not help noticing the wide streets and straight lines. And the fact that only the very centre of the city has highrises. There are restrictions to how high you are allowed to build in the different areas of the city.
The construction of the city started in 1956 and the city was inaugurated in 1960. If you want more information about Brasilia, you can find most of it at www.infobrasilia.com.br , a very good site with info in English as well as Portuguese.
The city is a definite must see for anyone with interest in archtecture. If you can connect with locals, you should also be able to find good spots for nightlife.
B r a s i l i a
This capital city, built in the 1960s, was planned and built in the middle of the country. Compared to cities like Sao Paulo and Rio this city is a world of difference. It's wide streets allow you to get around quickly and easily. Most of the government buildings and tourist attracksons lie in the center of the city while most of the residential areas and shopping can be found off to the side. The city has been laid out like an airl\plane with the middle being the body of the plane and the dsides being the wings. If you take a look at a map of the city you'll see what I mean.