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The Gold Capital of Brazil: Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
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Language(s): English

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Goiás testifies to the occupation and colonization of the lands of central Brazil in the 18th and 19th centuries. The urban layout is an example of the organic development of a mining town, adapted to the conditions of the site. Although modest, both public and private architecture form a harmonious whole, thanks to the coherent use of local materials and vernacular techniques.

Place/country: Brazil,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:01
Credits: NHK (publisher) UNESCO-WHC (producer) UNESCO TV (producer)
Published in:2001

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