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Brasilia, Esplanada

Esplanada, Brasilia

At the end of the Axis Monumental lies the Esplanada dos Ministérios, an open area in downtown Brasília. The rectangular lawn area is surrounded by two eight-lane wide avenues where many important government buildings, monuments and memorials are located. This is the main body of the "airplane" shape of the city, as planned by Lúcio Costa.