Travel Photography Featured photos taken in Brazil and tagged as buildings
arriving at Rio
Salvador de Bahia
The interior of this building is a beautiful and inspiring architectural achievement
One of Niemeyer´s masterpieces, the cathedral´s curved forms define a classic modernist building of the mid-twentieth century.
Not all of the buildings here were designed by Oscar Niemeyer. This is a delicately proportioned church that feels as if it is made entirely of blue glass.
In a neighboring town to Ouro Prêto is this church known for its sculptures of the prophets
Ouro Prêto was prosperous colonial town in the hills about 400 km from the coast. Its wealth is manifested in the many churches and stately buildings constructed during its early years
Oscar Niemeyer who turned 100 this year still practices and is beloved by thew people of Brazil. One of his latest works
Exposure shot off the roof of a car
Copacabana is surrounded by hills like this one...
The elegant profile of "Santa Luzia" Church, a Portuguese colonial architecture's jewel (1752), in Downtown Rio de Janeiro, contrasts with it's modern neighbours.
Internal detail of the "Moorish Pavilion", by portuguese architect Luis de Moraes Júnior, inaugurated in 1917 to host what today is one of the world's main research centers in medicine and health, the Oswaldo Cruz Institute Foundation - Fiocruz. The beautiful building is located in the district of Manguinhos.
Built in 1869, in neoclassical style, the Public Central Market is one of Porto Alegre's most important landmarks, located in the very heart of the city, close to the old wharf, on the Guaíba River.
This is part of the Immigrant's Memorial, a kind of São Paulo's "Ellis Island", in the district of Brás. Here, between 1886 and 1978, almost 3 million immigrants stayed in the "Immigrant's Hostel", starting a new life in their new country.
Here is a part of Downtown São Paulo, seen from Itália Building (Ipiranga & São Luiz Avenues). It was 3 PM and a heavy rain was coming.
Here is São Paulo's first skyscraper, Martinelli Building (São João Avenue), seen from the top of Banespa Building. Built in 1929 by an italian immigrant, Giuseppe Martinelli, who became rich in his new country, the old and charming landmark was dwarfened by the taller and younger neighbours.
Old Salvador, Brazil
"Hi!" - The Cathedral of Brasília (detail).