Praca Dos Girassois, Palmas

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With an area of approximately 570,000 sq m (6.1354 sq ft), Praca Dos Girassois is the second largest public square in the world, only surpassed by the Merdeka Square in Jakarta, Indonesia. Due to its immense size, it is even larger than the Tiananmen Square in Beijing and the Red Square in Moscow. It is considered as the administrative center of the state of Tocantins, since all three branches of the state (executive, legislative, and judicial) are located on it. Besides these governmental buildings, the huge square is also home to Memorial Luis Carlos Prestes, Monument of the Fort 18, and Metropolitan Cathedral of Palms. Other attractions also include a sundial, a playground, food court open during the night, fountains, and gardens to highlight the history and culture of the city. Arrange your visit to Praca Dos Girassois and discover more family-friendly attractions in Palmas using our Palmas trip app .
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  • The Governor Siqueira Campos honors Siqueira Campos ... the monument could honor the population lical and not copacabana.
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  • Beautiful place and encatador. tip va night. pq went on schedule from the Sun and hot lunch? Yes and the wind even more
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  • A single square you visit the Araguaia, the Memorial Palace Luís Carlos Prestes, the monument Eighteen, Supplication of the pioneers, as well as being able to walk, practice physical exercises. Is a "must" in Palmas.
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  • The Central square of the capital, great place to walk at night, a good place to talk late afternoon, a church, a museum containing the history and of course the Palace stands out by your beauty.
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  • Very nice place to work out, relax sitting opposite the fountain (graceful night with your show of squirts and lights). Take the family. Enjoy your leisure.
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  • Very big and beautiful square. Normally after the 6:00 pm there are many people doing walk and has options of snacks at the kiosks.
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