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Casa das Canoas

Estrada das Canoas, 2310, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
55+21+3322 0642
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Ranked #93 of 331 Attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Miami, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Casa das Canoas is marvelous, even more so at night. We attended a gala event as a trip celebration prepared by the group we were guests with. In this regards, the site itself was amazing. Whatever catering and food service they hired was also spectacular. The area is wonderful at night and seeing the different areas and architectural lines filled... More

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We tried to visit in early February on a Saturday and were told in advance that it wouldn't be open for visitation, but we went anyway to see it anyway. There was no one around, the pool was filled but very green water and leaves, as if it had been unattended for a long time. We poked around from a... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Please note that the web address linked to this landmark is wrong - it goes to another "Casa das Canoas" in Rio - but not the one designed by Oscar Niemeyer. I have not visited the Casa das Canoas but would love to one day. (to tripadvisor - feel free to delete my review as I have not been there)

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Dunkerque, France
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104 reviews 104 reviews
85 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

This was the first thing I visited when discovering Rio de Janeiro. And it was absolutely the right choice. Niemeyer is already for 8 decades a living monument of contemporary architecture. His personal family house dates from the early fifties and shows clearly his love for curves and the female body. It's located in the middle of a vast domain... More

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