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Not much there, but interesting

The building reminded me of a WWI era barracks. There is no guided tour and the personnel there... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2019
Columbus, Ohio
Very interesting

Is a cool place, and is so beautiful, have things so old and diferent of what we are accustomed... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2017
Sao Paulo, SP
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Mar 18, 2019
“Not much there, but interesting”
2 weeks ago
“Wooden Palace”
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BR-040 p/ Belo Horizonte, trevo do Gama, 27 km | Gama, Brasilia, Federal District 71475-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unusual place - a series of rooms occupied by the President and his staff and guests, while new palace being built. Guide was very enthusiastic. Grounds were interesting, but don't be fooled by the 'waterfall' sign. Something can be heard, but it is screened off....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

The building reminded me of a WWI era barracks. There is no guided tour and the personnel there were about half asleep. However, I must say it was an interesting place to visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

The construction is the very symbol of the city of the city of Brasilia, build in the middle of nowhere, . Important historical site to be veisited if you care about history.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SinceWed
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Catetinho is a diminutive of Catete, in reference to the Catete Palace, house of the Brazilian government back in the 1950s. As of the building of the new capital city, this facility was built to serve as home and office of the president when inspecting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MauricioMendonca
Reviewed November 23, 2017

Is a cool place, and is so beautiful, have things so old and diferent of what we are accustomed nowadays... I like so much how catch olds days, everything that have in there are so beautiful and interesting, and the place in the outside are...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 14, 2017

It is an excellent place to visit, especially for brasilian people because it takes part of our history. There you can learn a little bit more about Brasília and Brazil.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Asterivaldo C
Reviewed June 17, 2016

A lovely small museum in the outskirts of Brasilia, Catetinho was hurriedly built in wood in the late 1950s, in order to serve as a temporary home for President Juscelino Kubitschek and his guests, during Brasilia's construction. You'll find the place as it used to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank simoneandrea10
Reviewed May 8, 2015

This was the first official residence of president Kubitschek, the founder of Brasília, in this region. It is worth a visit if you're curious about the history of the city. It will make you think about this man's bold decision of building the capital from...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed March 17, 2015

It was incredible. They didn't move anything and the view was amazing. If you do the whole tour, you can pass by a snack bar and a mountain view.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank mayalleA2002
Reviewed December 2, 2014

Simple and nice place, the building was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, and tells a little part of Brasilia's constructions history.

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank RZumba
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