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Palacio Capanema

Rua Da Imprensa, 16, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Centro)
+55(21) 2240-3344
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Ranked #133 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Type: Architectural Buildings
Most recent review
- Jun 12, 2012
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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

The names involved in this project say it all: Lucio Costa, Carlos Leão, Oscar Niemeyer, Affonso Eduardo Reidy, Ernâni Vasconcellos, Jorge Machado Moreira, Le Corbusier and Roberto Burle Marx. And inside there's art work on sight from Cândido Portinari, Alberto Guignard, Pancetti, Bruno Giorgi, Jacques Lipchitz and Celso Antônio Silveira de Menezes. It's really worth to book a free guided... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

But in very bad state these days. Just for architecture lovers.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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84 reviews 84 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

In the days Rio was the capital of Brazil, this building had the Ministry of Education. It is a nice building to see from the outside, and a great example of what was being done in Brazil the 1940s.

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