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Address: Setor Cultural Sul, lote 2, Brasilia, Federal District 70070-150, Brazil
Phone Number: (61) 3325-6257
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Description: Mon-Fri 9am-8.45pm, Sat-Sun 9am-5.45pm
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Another impressive building

This one isn't quite as interesting as the others as it's designed much more block like, but in its location is still interesting to walk by and check out. There's a few areas of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

This one isn't quite as interesting as the others as it's designed much more block like, but in its location is still interesting to walk by and check out. There's a few areas of water nearby as well and it's a pretty nice location at sunset for picture of the cityscape.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Interesting-looking egg-like structure from the outside, this place appears to be mainly used for temporary exhibitions. But books, and book-readers, are both in short supply. The concrete surfaces surrounding the building reflect lots of heat: pity they chose not to preserve a few trees and make a large green open space here in a prime spot. On your trek to... More 

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