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Praca dos Tres Poderes, Brasilia
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Praça dos Três Poderes is a plaza in Brasília, the capital of Brazil. The name is derived from the presence of the three governmental powers around the plaza: the Executive, represented by the Palácio do Planalto (presidential office); the Legislative represented by the Congresso Nacional (National Congress); and the Judiciary, represented by the Supremo Tribunal Federal (Supreme Federal Court).The plaza was designed by Lúcio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer as a place where the three powers would meet harmoniously, it has now become a tourist attraction of Brasília.The plaza is home to the largest flag in the world to be flown regularly (in this case, continuously). The Brazilian flag hoisted weighs about 600 kilograms (1300 pounds) and has never been taken down (not counting monthly replacements) since the capital was inaugurated on 21 April 1960. The flag is changed monthly in the presence of Presidential Guard Battalion, Independence Dragoons, other troops and sometimes the President of Brazil.
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  • A square that is the workers ' monument, the Pantheon of the homeland, in front of the Palace of the dawn and a beautiful flag of Brazil. The tourist centre is closed in full Monday, the eve of a holiday. When tourism increases. Worth the visit.
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  • Place of great story of parents who deserve a visit for all monuments and sites in the square: SUPREME COURT, Congress, plateau, the City Museum, Pantheon and other locations.
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  • At the Plaza of the three powers is common to visit the Lúcio Costa space to observe the original plan of the city. We also have a chance to visit the Pantheon of homeland and put us in front of the Presidential Palace, Palace of Justice and National Congress
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