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Juscelino Kubitschek Memorial

Address: Praca do Cruzeiro, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
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Ranked #11 of 108 Attractions in Brasilia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Many visit the site of President Kubitschek’s memorial, featuring a tastefully inscribed plaque in...
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Many visit the site of President Kubitschek’s memorial, featuring a tastefully inscribed plaque in honor of the beloved leader.

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Campinas, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Very impressive. One can get to know much more about the president responsible to build Brasilia. His life is depicted through many perspectives, from the public man, president and well-known world-wide, to this personal life and passions. Very well organised. If you are interested about history, it is definitely a nice place to visit.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I was not too interested on visiting this Memorial but I was surprised of how much I actually enjoyed my time visiting. The staff was very courteous and the Memorial very informative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

II was a hoy for me to see the work and impact that JK has made on the Brazil To see all the tributes to him and the various medals he received painted a larger than life picture of the man Also seeing photos of the creation of the new town of Brasilia was highly informative Great leader have a... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I wonder why TripAdvisor insists in one having to do a 100 character review about this. It's just silly, as some so called monuments.

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South FL
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6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

JK was (and still is) a deeply-admired man in Brasil. His vision for the capital city was astonishing, and his memorial "complex" is full of interesting history.

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Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

It is interesting from a historical point of view, learning a bit more about the president who build Brasilia. Our guide seemed to be a bit fanatic about JK, talking as if he had never sinned. The tomb inside with the president's remains in a darkened red room was a tad morbid. Didn't let my small kids in so they... More 

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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

As an American who was taught years and years of US History and not a single unit on South American or Brazilian history, I absolutely loved this museum. It was the first time I can remember going to a historical museum where everything was new to me. Brazil is extremely proud of Kubitschek and Brasilia, and it showed in the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I am sure for Brazilians who revere this guy, it is interesting and historical. But my son and I found it strange. The white suited staff and the music gave it a surreal / cult-y / funeral home kind of vibe. I don't want to be harsh and I am sure he is an important figure in Brazilian political history.

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A little confused as to the history but still very nice. Don't be in a rush so you can learn more than I did. Also, don't miss the statue on the back side...a couple on a bench. Very cute photo op.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The memorial saves some of the history of Brazil, the current history, and this place is full of things about Kubitschek, a former president of Brazil, if you like to visit historical places, this is a must be on your list

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