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Address: Esplanada dos Ministerios | Bloco H, Brasilia, Federal District 70170-900, Brazil
Phone Number: (61) 20308051
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Mon-Fri 3pm-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-2pm

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Itamaraty Palace is the headquarters of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations. Is is well known as one of the most beautiful examples of the work of famous architect Oscar... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2016
Rubem A
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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Itamaraty Palace is the headquarters of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations. Is is well known as one of the most beautiful examples of the work of famous architect Oscar Niemeyer. Niemeyer designed most of the buildings of the Federal Government in Brasilia. I am not particularly found of his style, but Itamaraty Palace is an exception. The Palace proper... More 

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Omer, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I am not a Brasilian taxpayer so I can't really complain - but I felt offended about the way visitors are treated. Monuments are widely advertised (some times even boisterously) but many are closed to the public without any publicity. Famous churches are closed even during the hours stated on their doors. The fact that Itamaraty is closed was stated... More 

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Petropolis, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

The Itamaraty Palace is the headquarter of the brasilian diplomacy. Unfortunately the guided visits are closed

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I study architecture in University of Brasilia and this is without a doubt my favourite building from Niemeyer in the city. It's definitely worth getting the guided visit so you can understand better the project and see many important historical and artistic pieces that are inside. A palace in the most modernist way.

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Brasilia, DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Itamaraty Palace, the headquarters of the Brazilian Foreign Affairs Ministry, provides guided visits every weekend. Most of the Palace is shown during visits. I can't say if there are English speaking guides available.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Beautiful and futuristic design by Niemeyer. Only group visits but for free. Some really interesting art as well worth seeing as well.

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Thank Christer S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

I did not went inside but got a nice look around and got amazed by the architecture and the artificial lake reflecting the palace.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

The outside, and especially the inside, of this building is well worth a tour. The roof garden especially is worth seeing. Some tours are in English but, be warned, nobody is allowed in wearing shorts (even women).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Could be overlooked from the outside, hidden by concrete columns. But do go inside, you will be surprised by the genius work by Oscar Niemeyer and Burle Marx. A must see in Brasilia!

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We came to a guided tour. The young lady apologized for her English but there was no reason at all: she was great. It's an amazing result of concrete architecture by Niemeyer who asked the builders the impossible! Like here: building arcades without columns- great master piece. Some inside sculptures are very nice like the lamp with cristals and some... More 

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