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ASU_DrK wrote a review Aug 2019
Phoenix, Arizona336 contributions33 helpful votes
Though tours are not available to see the interior of this important building along the monumental axis, it is well worth the visit just to see the facade composed of elegantly-placed water features falling into a beautifully landscaped reflecting pool. Lovely architecture and a nice balance to the gorgeous Palacio Itamaraty across the axis.…
Date of experience: August 2019
Selrahc49 wrote a review Nov 2017
Melbourne, Australia171 contributions37 helpful votes
Luxury from top to bottom. Watch the stairs as there isn't a handrail. Lots of modern art works make the tour enjoyable.
Date of experience: October 2017
Brad S wrote a review Dec 2016
North Vancouver, Canada1,255 contributions282 helpful votes
Not all Niemeyer buildings are created equal, as you learn when touring Brasilia. This one though, one of the original foundation buildings he designed during the first phase of construction, is worthy of a tour or walk around. Love the suspended concrete waterfalls and the unique concrete arches and form work. …
Date of experience: November 2016
Timothy I wrote a review Sep 2016
Joao Pessoa, PB274 contributions155 helpful votes
As part of your tour of the Esplanade of the Ministries you naturally pass in front of the Palace of Justice which looks out over the Congress. It is a good example of modern architecture built in the 1960s. If is is open to viewing it is worth a visit inside.
Date of experience: September 2016
Joop V wrote a review Feb 2016
Ede, The Netherlands2,131 contributions203 helpful votes
This wonderful design from Oscar Niemeyer is probably one of his best. The waterfalls coming out of the building feeding the ponds surrounding the building, are really amazing to see. It is close to the Conference Centre, so you can't and shouldn't miss it.
Date of experience: September 2015