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Juscelino Kubitschek Memorial

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Address: Praca do Cruzeiro, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: 61-3226-786
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Description: Many visit the site of President Kubitschek’s memorial, featuring a...
Many visit the site of President Kubitschek’s memorial, featuring a tastefully inscribed plaque in honor of the beloved leader.
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Lots of photos and great interactive screens that document different periods and people in JK's life -- very good overview of history and politics of Brazil during his and his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

There are some fascinating personal items in the museum and it does tell his story. His family have made a very important contribution . But I do think much more could be done, both in adding to the narrative and having more about the creation of Brasilia and making it more welcoming inside. He was a key figure in Brazilian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Lots of photos and great interactive screens that document different periods and people in JK's life -- very good overview of history and politics of Brazil during his and his wife's lifetime

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

strange did not understand much might be ok if you are from brazil all about the presidents of brazil

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IL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The whole place had a very creepy feel. Obviously the city and the people worship Kubitschek - and I don't mean admire I mean worship - but there really is nothing interesting in the museum. And the fact that the guy is buried in his own museum to me is really bizarre. I would take a pass.

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Florianopolis, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

There you are going to know better from this man which created Brasilia and he was one of the best presidents of Brazil and famous, with a lot culture, ideas and bringing future to this country, a VISIONARY !!!

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

A really interesting memorial to Juscelino Kubitschek the President of Brazil who inaugurated the new capital in 1960. Really worth a visit.

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Monterey, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Odd place to visit.... JK made a bad choice to move the capital of Brasil to the middle of nowhere, but here they worship him and celebrate that decision. Interesting historical information but not really worth a visit.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Juscelino Kubitschek (JK) was the Brazilian president, who prompted the birth of a new capital for Brazil. Salvador de Bahia was the first colonial capital until Rio de Janeiro became the 2nd capital. But in order to push more development in the centre of the country, there was a will to get a new capital located more centrally within Brazil.... More 

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Brasília, DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Memorial is a great place to know the man who build Brasília. You can get in your library and see how he used to work, the projects, his simple lifestyle. The Memorial was a project of Niemeyer and have a great collection of JK objects. A timeline ilustrated with videos, photos and correspondence, medals.

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

If you´re interested in Brasilia history and its founder, very good museum. Misses some more interactive things, but really good anyhow. If not, take it from outside. JK´s tomb is not nice.

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Address: Address: Praca do Cruzeiro, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: 61-3226-786
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  Federal District (DF)  >  Brasilia

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