The memorial to the first governor of Rio de Janeiro, Estacio de Sa, was installed in 1973. Built by architect Lucio Costa, it consists of an obelisk-shaped pyramid with a vertex pointing to the exact place of foundation of the city. At the bottom of the monument floor there is a lounge that values ​​the main symbol of the Portuguese military: his tombstone.


  • Title: Monument to Estacio de Sá
  • Creator: Lucio Costa
  • Date Created: 1973

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