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Address: 4' andar, Brasilia, Federal District 70150-900, Brazil
Phone Number: 55 61 411 1201
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First building made in Brasilia

This is the official residence of the president of Brazil. It stands on a peninsula by the lake away from the city. This is the first building completed in Brasilia by Oscar... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This is the official residence of the president of Brazil. It stands on a peninsula by the lake away from the city. This is the first building completed in Brasilia by Oscar Niemeyer. I wish I had been able to visit it inside. It is located in a lovely park and guarded officially as it should.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

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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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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Trinidad
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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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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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Düsseldorf
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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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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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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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Sao Paulo, SP
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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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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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