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Niemeyer building

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Address: Praca da Liberdade, s/n | Centro, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Such a peculiar building!

Niemeyer is this building's architect's name: Oscar Niemeyer was one of the most talented and famous brazilian architects of all times. Brasília, the country's capital, was built... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Andréa A
Belo Horizonte, MG
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Barretos, SP
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is no visitation area so you can't go inside. That being said, it over looks praça da liberdade so it is not out of the way and worth checking out.

Thank zg242
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48 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting architecture, just a copy of Niemeyers larger Copan in SP. Mineiros tend to forget that it is the very same design of another building by Niemeyer too, the known Copan in the city of São Paulo. Yes this is one is something to be proud of, but just a much smaller and nicier version of that of São Paulo.

Thank Tiago N. C
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82 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is an unmistakable work of art given to all of us by Niemeyer, the great architect. The building is an residential building with 2 apartments per floor. On each floor there is a 2 bedroom apartment and a 3 bedroom apartment. For what I heard the apartment are hard to be decorated and organized, because of the curves. The... More 

Belo Horizonte, MG
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Niemeyer is this building's architect's name: Oscar Niemeyer was one of the most talented and famous brazilian architects of all times. Brasília, the country's capital, was built according his designs in the 60s and brings all the curves and sophistication this professional applied all over his projects (cities, furniture, buildings and urban landscapes). This one is, curiously, a residential building... More 

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State of Minas Gerais
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Once in the Liberdade square, it is right in front of you from practically every sight. Locals have some sort of respect for this building cause it was design by a famous architect. At the time it was built, was a quite avant garde.

Thank LeoCabral80
Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Gorgeous building ... From a distance! Close up you can clearly see that they dont take care of the building and it is really heart breaking.

Thank DanielKif
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

Located at th corner of the liberty plaza, the building is a work of art. Ven if you're not architecturally minded you'll enjoy looking at the lines and curves. It's such a shame that's it's starting to become in a state of disrepair. A true classic.

Thank Ramenmuncher
Belo Horizonte, MG
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The lines of this building located at Praça da Liberdade are true Niemeyer. The architectonic complex at Praça da Liberdade has nothing to do with the Niemeyr builging because they were built at the turning of century 20. But even though the building isan impressive masterpiece.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

This gorgeous building is being left to deteriorate and it is so sad....in saying that, it is still a beautiful building and absolutely worth seeing.

1 Thank stacey114
Miami, Florida
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

A small, charming version of the more known Copan building in São Paulo. The building is on Praça da Liberdade, which gather so many other attractions.

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