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Brasilia's Dramatic Architecture Draws World Cup Tourists

Fans from all around the world come to Brazil for soccer and tourism. Among the 12 venues for the FIFA World Cup, one is unique: Brasilia. Built 50 years ago in the country's central highlands to replace Rio de Janeiro as Brazil's capital, Brasilia is an architectural gem envisioned by renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.   Niemeyer, who conceived the United Nations building in New York, received carte blanche to design Brasilia 50 years ago with fellow...

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