See Oscar Niemeyer's futuristic vision in the capital Brasília, with his curvaceous buildings dominating its flat horizons. Often overlooked by visitors, the city was designed in the 1950s by the world-renowned architect, who died in 2012, who was still working at 104 years old. Many of Niemeyer's creations, including the city's cathedral and the national congress, are now UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Planalto region also has some great hiking countryside, including national parks such as Chapada dos Veadeiros.
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