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Congresso Nacional

Praca Dos Tres Poderes, Palacio Do Congresso Nacional, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
61 3303-4671
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Ranked #14 of 115 Attractions in Brasilia
Type: Government Buildings, Cultural
Owner description: Once exiled Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer designed this government building, which houses the...
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Type: Government Buildings, Cultural
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: Once exiled Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer designed this government building, which houses the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

You would not find your trip to Brasilia complete without a visit here... it is a main land mark both architecturally and the head chamber of the Brazilian political system

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73 reviews 73 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is Brasília, and this is its image, the first to come to mind. Everybody knows it by know. Yet, being there, you can feel how unique a piece of work it is.

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Mundo
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's one of the most important places to visit in Brasilia. Its archictecture is very interesting - a historical building that you can appreciate for free (they have free tours each 30 minutes, including weekends and hollydays). You can book a tour (also group ones) in English, sometimes in Spanish and also in French in certain periods of the week... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Since Brasilia is the capital of Brazil, when you're there you really must do the guided tour of the National Congress. It is a free tour and it's very interesting. You'll learn about politics as well as visit one of Oscar Niemeyer architecture masterpieces.

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Zürich
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

From the outside the modern building housing both chambers of the Brazilian republic is an architectural masterpiece. Inside you find stylish rooms with furniture from the leading interior designers of the 50ties. If you manage to get a guided tour (for free, well educated tour guides with lots of background), you can even look into both parliament halls and maybe... More 

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Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If you are Brazilian you see this building day in, day out on thr news. Seen it in person gives you a better grasp of Niemeyer's grandiose

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Brasilia, DF
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26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

from outside the congress building give you a perfect view of Niemeyer style. All the city has this style of design

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Amazing example of Oscar Niemeyer's talent and boldness. Be sure to take a free tour to see the National Assembly room.

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Brasilia, DF
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

One of the main attractions in Brasilia. Incredible architecture and amazing atmosphere with Itamary Palace and Praca dos Tres Poderes nearby makes it all worth it

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Lima, Peru
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I don't really know anyone who said "I like the way the politicians work in my country", I don't think I travelled to a lot of countries, but I did travel some and I never heard that. Besides that, the place is nice so you can take nice pictures

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