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Brasilia and the West Sights

Os Candangos

  • Praça dos Três Poderes
  • Brasília
  • Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

Updated 06/24/2013

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This 25-foot-tall bronze sculpture by Giorgi has become the symbol of Brasília. It pays homage to the candangos, the workers who built the city from scratch. The statue, depicting two gracefully elongated figures holding poles, is across from the Palácio do Planalto.

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Praça dos Três Poderes, Esplanada dos Ministérios, Brasília, 70150-900, Brazil

Updated 06/24/2013


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