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Address: Praca Dos Tres Poderes, Palacio Do Congresso Nacional, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: 61 3303-4671
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Description: Once exiled Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer designed this government...
Once exiled Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer designed this government building, which houses the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies.
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The main thing that jumps out at you about this place is the Brasilian flag ! It is enormous . I love Brasil it is one of those places you have to visit in your life .

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
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Bedford , England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The main thing that jumps out at you about this place is the Brasilian flag ! It is enormous . I love Brasil it is one of those places you have to visit in your life .

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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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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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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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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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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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27 reviews 27 reviews
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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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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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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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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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