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Palacio do Planalto

4' andar, Brasilia, Federal District 70150-900, Brazil
55 61 411 1201
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Ranked #21 of 136 Attractions in Brasilia
Type: Government Buildings
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Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Palácio do planalto is a great place to visit. It is interesting and full of art master pieces and the architecture is brilliant. It is worth visiting the palace but I tell you it is not the most beautiful and intersting one there.

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Lima, Peru
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96 reviews 96 reviews
75 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

So, this is where the president of Brasil Works, just go and enjoy the architecture, I recommend not to say a word of politics with the locals

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Like walking inside a spaceship, the planetarium overlooks the national stadium contrasting in its surreal outer worldliness with the stolidity of the stadium

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los angeles
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I have been fascinated by the story of Brasilia since I was a small child. The amazing modern architecture does not disappoint, it's truly the only reason to go to Brasilia but a full day private tour is so worthwhile.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

One of those interesting architectal buildings that makes Brasilia famous. As the centre of power of Brasil, a must see, to remember any time you see fotos of Brasilia. Not extrodinary but interesting.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I visited this place on a Sunday during October 2013. The entry is free and you have to wait outside in the line and then seated in chain to enter. There are no English tours. It is a decent place to spend a morning (Sunday) getting to know of Brazilian presidents, Oscar Niemeyer works, Chairs, Sofas, Ramps, Arts and meeting... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Nice guided visit to the Presidential Palace, in this wonderful Oscar Niemeyer project. Visit all Sunday morning, from 9:30AM. Probably you will see the change of the guard.

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Curitiba, PR
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

There are no English tours. All our guide did was point to furniture and rooms and say: ”this was designed by Oscar Niemeyer. This room accommodates up to 700 people. This is where Dilma Roussef works”. No historic facts or facts at all? I was expecting more.

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Melbourne, Australia
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271 reviews 271 reviews
134 attraction reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

There is no doubt the exterior of this edifice is still appeals but it is inside that one marvels. Was worth the short wait to take the free tour on Sunday morning. From the foyers to the stairwell, there is plenty inside to please any architecture buff. Would love some of the furniture at home !

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Lisbon, Portugal
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

You can take guided tours for free that are totally worth it. Beside Niemeyer, you can also see some interesting pieces of furniture designed by him and by other famous Brazilian architectures

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