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Brasilia, Panteo da Patria Tancredo Neves

Panteo da Patria Tancredo Neves, Brasilia

The Nation’s Pantheon – Panteão da Pátria Tancredo Neves – in Brasília is a building dedicated to honoring the memory of Brazilian national heroes. It is one of 23 buildings in Brasília designed by Oscar Niemeyer. The Pantheon consecrates ten national heroes who represent ideals of freedom and democracy, especially Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, known as Tiradentes, the Civic Patron of the Brazilian Nation. Inaugurated on September 7, 1986 as part of the celebrations of Brazil’s independence, the Pantheon was built and donated to the Federal District by Fundação Bradesco.

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