Futuristic Museum of Contemporary Art in Niteroi

Futuristic Museum of Contemporary Art in Niteroi

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The Niterói Contemporary Art Museum is a museum located in the city of Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro. Designed by the architect Oscar Niemeyer, the MAC has become one of the landmark of the city. The four-storey-structure with 16 meters high and 50 feet in diameter rises from the floor in a single cylindrical base and is inscribed in a square of 2,500 m². An 817-square metre reflecting pool that surrounds the cylindrical base gives lightness to the building. The Museum of Contemporary Art was completed in 1996. The permanent collection are in the museum on a renewable loan from Joao Sattamini, a Brazilian private collector who has amassed one of the biggest private collections of contemporary art in the world.

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HDR Genipabu Sand Dunes

HDR Genipabu Sand Dunes

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Dunes are located a few miles from Natal, Rio Grande de Norte, close to the beach. You can see the dunes from the road. For the more adventurous you can take a buggy ride, or a camel on the dunes. Natal is also known as the City of the Sun and the City of the Dunes and it has been amply blessed by Nature where beauty and charm are concerned. It is also one of the most visited cities in Brazil.

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The Most Beautiful Waterfalls of The World – Iguazu Falls, Argentina

The Most Beautiful Waterfalls of The World – Iguazu Falls, Argentina

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The Iguassu Waterfalls are situated inside the Iguassu National Park. The park was created in 1934 and it contains one of the greatest natural beauties of Argentina. The falls themselves sit on the Iguazu River and rest on the border between Brazil and Argentina. The width of the falls (2700 m) is 800 m on the Brazilian side and 1900 m on the Argentinean side. The falls are formed by a group of 272 smaller falls varying in height and power. The biggest one in Iguazu is the Garganta del Diablo ( Devil’s throat). The Iguazu Falls are one of the most popular natural tourist destinations in South America.

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