São Paulo - Bandeiras Monument by mig13 Star this if you like it!

One of the city's main landmarks, the "Monumento às Bandeiras" (a monument dedicated to the "Bandeiras", exploratory expeditions that occured in the first centuries of occupation of brazilian territory by the Portuguese conquerors), by famous sculptor Victor Brecheret, was inaugurated close to Ibirapuera Park, in 1953. It is made by 240 granite blocks, with about 50 tons each.


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