Estadio Nacional in Brasilia plays host to seven
World Cup matches, including a quarter-final and the third place match.
Brasilia - Estadio Nacional
In the group stage, Brasilia hosted fans from
Côe d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Ghana, Portugal
could also see Brazil play.
Founded on 21st April, 1960 Brasilia was purposely built to
replace Rio de Janeiro as the capital of Brazil.
At the Praca dos Tres Poderes (Plaza of Three Powers) you can find
some of the most significant buildings in the Oscar
Niemeyer inspired, urban landscape of Brasilia: the Planalto Palace (Hall of
Government), the Congress (flanked by the cupola of the Senate building and by the
inverted cone of the House of Representatives), and the Supreme Court.
Football in Brasilia
Football fans in the Federal District, of which Brasilia is the
capital, are likely to be fans of Sociedade Esportiva
do Gama or Brasiliense Futebol Clube.
2014 World Cup Finals fixtures played at Estadio Nacional.
Sunday, 15th June
Switzerland vs Ecuador (2:1)
Thursday, 19th June
Colombia vs C�te d'Ivoire
Monday, 23rd June
Cameroon vs Brazil (1:4)
Thursday, 26th June
Portugal vs Ghana (2:1)
Monday, 30th June
France vs Nigeria (2:0)
Saturday, 5th July
Argentina vs Belgium (1:0)
Saturday, 12th July
Brazil vs Netherlands (0:3)
Road to The Final.
Brasilia is the only city in the world constructed in the 20th
century to have been declared a World Heritage
site by UNESCO.
Don't miss the modern, stained glass windows of the Metropolitan
Cathedral of Brasilia and the three arches of the Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge.
Operates direct international flights to Europe (Lisbon), United States (Atlanta and
Miami), and Latin America (Lima, Peru). There's also a flight to Argentina (Rosario), with
Brasilia sightseeing suggestions from SouBrasilia.
Search connections, by bus, from Brasilia.
Secretaria de Turismo do Distrito
Roughly translated, that's the State Secretariat of Tourism of the Federal District; the
state of which Brasilia is a part.
Brazil tourist information with details about travel to and around the country. Where to
stay and what to see is made easier with insider tips and hand-selected Brazil links, by
dedicated editors and visitors to TravelNotes.org - The Online Guide to Travel.
2014 World Cup Finals - Knockout Stage.
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