Brasília, the capital of Brazil, designed by most famous architect Oscar Niemeyer, was built in two thousand days. Inaugurated by President Juscelino Kubitschek on April 21st, 1960, Brasilia is the best known among the cities that were planned during the 20th century. It is still considered one of the most modern capital in the world.
The Congress house, the monuments and the Palacio da alvorada, where the president lives, are some of the post card of the city. As a complement to the beauty of the architectural landscape, Brasília contains the highest concentration per square metre of works by the best-known Brazilian artists.
Most notable amongst these are the JK Memorial Museum, the Catetinho Museum, the Museum of the Indian and the Museum of North-Eastern Arts and Traditions.