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The headquarters of the federal oil company is an interesting piece of Brutalist architecture by Roberto Luís Gandolfi, soaring 108 metres into the sky..
The headquarters of the federal oil company is an interesting piece of Brutalist architecture by Roberto Luís Gandolfi, soaring 108 metres into the sky.
Avenida República do Chile 1202â€Ž
Sao Francisco da Penitencia is a colonial church dating back to 1737, famous for its gilden Baroque interiors and wooden statues
Modeled on the Louvre in Paris, the National Museum of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro houses an important collection of Brazilian art
The Municipal Theatre in Rio is an Eclectic style opera house with Art Nouveau elements, inspired by the Paris Opéra House
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian is dedicated to the patron saint of Rio de Janeiro, St Sebastian
The City Hall in Rio de Janeiro is the seat of the City Council
The National Library in Rio de Janeiro is the largest library in Latin America and the 7th largest in the world, with a collection of over 9 million items
The Carioca Aqueduct, also known as Arcos da Lapa, is a colonial relic, built in 1750 to transport water from the Carioca River to downtown Rio
Officially known as Praça Floriano Peixoto in honour of the second president of Brazil, Cinelândia is a major public square in the heart of Rio de Janeiro that developed around the 18th century Ajuda Convent
The Gustavo Capanema Palace is a government building that functions as an office of the Ministry of Education and Health
The Selaron Staircase is a flight of 215 steps covered by colorful mosaic tiles and art work by Chilean artist Jorge Selarón