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Itamaraty Palace

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Designed by Oscar Niemeyer and inaugurated in 1970, Itamaraty Palace is the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During the design conception, Ambassador Wladimir Murtinho was in charge of informing the architect about the needs that had...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Esplanada dos Ministerios Bloco H | Bloco H, Brasilia, Federal District 70170-900, Brazil
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Reviewed August 14, 2019

Absolutely take the time to reserve a tour of this modernist architectural beauty! The exterior and surrounding gardens are gorgeous, but the inside is what is truly stunning! With its floating staircases, enormous meeting halls and rooms, private auto ramp for the head of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

Plan ahead to book a tour at the Itamaraty Palace, space and times are limited. With the help of my local guide I was able to join in the last tour of the day at the last minute, with some negotiation. The floating stair in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

A tour (free) is a must. Each floor of this astonishing building takes your breath away. Beautiful from the outside, once you’ve seen inside the exterior of the building takes on a whole new meaning.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday night ! I was driving across the esplanada dos ministérios to see the pink lights on the buildings ( supporting the pink October and the breast cancer awareness) . The Itamaraty Palace was truly espetacular! Brasilia at this place in October evenings! Truly recommended!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

An aesthetically very pleasing sight in Brasilia is the 'Palacio Itamaraty', already from the exterior. Due to the many arches, which surround the square building, it is also called 'Palacio dos Arcos'. It belongs to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and gets mainly used as...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

The building is the headquarters of the Ministry of External Relations and Foreign Affairs of Brazil. It is located in the national capital of Brasília and it was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer and inaugurated on April 21, 1970.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SinceWed
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We visited the Itamar Palace just from the outside and during the day so I guess is much more interesting at night when it is illuminated.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TravelWorldMap
Reviewed July 15, 2018

If you are walking in the area, you may want to take the time to see this unique building from where the foreign affairs of Brazil are conducted.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, I was not abke to go in since I visited very late at night. However, this place is beautifully lit at night!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Miguel E
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Brasilia itself is beautiful and Itamaraty's Palace could be consider one of the top building to visit. Project by Niemeyer, it helds great art pieces and a lot of history. A must visit place!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from ClaudyaP | Reviewed this property |
The tours are in english too. not avaible on weekend
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