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JK Bridge

Via L4 Sul, Lago Sul QL 24/26 | Lago Sul, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
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Ranked #15 of 135 Attractions in Brasilia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Bridges
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Sao Paulo, SP
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Beautiful, elegant, and original architecture! Worth admiring close up and from a distance. I guess you need a car to get there.

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Lima, Peru
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91 reviews 91 reviews
72 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It's simple, because it was designed by Niemeyer, I am not an architect, but if you are one and if you ever come to Brazil, you must see all the work he did for the country, so be prepared to travel a lot inside the country

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You have to take the ferry tour, it has a bar with great caipirinhas and live music!! Its great to take the afternoon tour so you can see the sunset and get great pictures. I went in March and i highly recommend taking a jacket

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Los Angeles, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
54 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Very unique perspective on a bridge and nice to look at... worth the trip..not a Niemeyer design from what I know but based on a Japanese model...

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valencia, spain
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The JK Bridge, named after the president, Juscelino Kubitschek, has a spectacular design that once explained to me has even more meaning. Our Brazilian friends say the bridge represents a skipping stone as it crosses the waters. If you take another look at it you will see it is not just a series of arches but rather it turns and... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Beuatiful design lacks maintenance and care. Have a lot of potential. You can park next to the bridge to look at it or take photos.

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Brasilia, DF
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The bridge itself is very beautiful, it lacks some maintenance , it needs a paint job, but the sight is great specially if you go in the sunset or sundown. It lights up at night as well. But its just for that there are no other attractions. There is a good restaurant area nearby, its a little upscale so prepare... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

After visiting the central area of Brasília, and its monumental buildings, the lake Paranoá is the place to regain a nature perspective from the Brazilian capital. And the JK bridge is a great start to do that. One cuold rent a bike, a kaiak, a boat or just walk by the bridge. A good time to do that is early... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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401 reviews 401 reviews
170 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Get a bicycle and cycle around the lake, crossing the bridge coming from the Eixo and then circling around the lake clockwise. It's worth it. The bridge is probably not the most beautiful bridge in the world, although some think so, it is quite pleasant.

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Brasilia, DF
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221 reviews 221 reviews
119 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

The JK Bridge is the newest of the three bridges over Lake Paranoá, on its south side. It connects the block number 26 (QI 26) of the neighborhood called Lago Sul (South Lake) to the central region of the city, near the Training Center of the Bank of Brazil, a region full of good restaurants. Going straight, you arrive to... More

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