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Itamaraty Palace

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Address: Esplanada dos Ministerios | Bloco H, Brasilia, Federal District 70170-900, Brazil
Phone Number: (61) 20308051
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Description: Mon-Fri 3pm-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-2pm

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It is worth to take this guided tour to see many different types of work of arts, it unique architecture and gardens with Amazonic Flora.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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English first
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225 reviews 225 reviews
71 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

It is worth to take this guided tour to see many different types of work of arts, it unique architecture and gardens with Amazonic Flora.

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Lisbon. Portugal
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Superbe, light, elegant, ceremonial architecture at its best. Visit it in the morning, in the evening, at night. Do the tours to visit its amazing interior. Enjoy the grandeur of its spaces, the freshness of the tropical interior garden, the elegance of the suspended stairs, the art collection and the upper garden. What a building!

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Monterey, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The staircase inside of Itamaraty Palace is the only reason to go visit this building. The architecture is nothing special from the outside, but the staircase inside the building is absolutely lovely

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Worth the visit, I can promise you that you will not find many foreign agencies in other countries that will have this cool architecture!

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Southern Germany
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93 reviews 93 reviews
25 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The building is part of the row of ministry buildings along the Eixo Monumental but as Department of Foreign Affairs it was designated for representational purposes and insofar has a special design and decoration. It is only accessible with a tour guide and mostly photographing is not allowed. Tours in other languages than Portuguese are rare. Therefore we joined a... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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388 attraction reviews
354 helpful votes 354 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is one of my favorite buildings in Brasilia. It serves as the country Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This is another construction made by Oscar Niemeyer. As there is a large water basin around the buildings, it seems that it is just floating on water. There are many islets with tropical plants adding to the magic. The white curved marble... More 

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Quatro Barras, PR
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Brasilia is a place of modern palaces and beautiful architecture. Itamaraty seems to be one more, up to the moment you get inside. You need to schedule a guided tour, but if you just come I guess no big issues to take next tour. Architecture is amazing, but also some art pieces inside are outstanding. Not to say the beauty... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The guided tour was very nice. Beautiful place to visit, def worth it! You need to book the tour in advance.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

How many ministries give guided tours of their own buildings? If you work in the beautiful Itamaraty Palace that houses the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, then its understandable. A proudly modern building in the 1960s, you approach via a footpath over a large pond that surrounds the front of the building. Large arches, cavernous halls, white wall to wall murals,... More 

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Jamaica
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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Having worked for a Brazilian Embassy abroad as a local employee, I had always wished to visit HQ. I took a guided tour in Portuguese with a very clear-speaking member of the Ministry of External Relations (Itamaraty) staff. Tours are available in English on request at set times. Our tour began at 10.00 a.m. and lasted one hour. The works... More 

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