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to the founder of Brasilia

One of the most interesting sights in a city full of architectural wonders is the Memorial JK. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Zurich, Switzerland
Nice memorial

Very nice summary of the history of building Brasilia under JK. His lifestory is increadible, the... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Peter E
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Many visit the site of President Kubitschek’s memorial, featuring a tastefully inscribed plaque in honor of the beloved leader.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Eixo Monumental - Lado Oeste, Praca do Cruzeiro, Brasilia, Federal District 70070-300, Brazil
+55 61 3226 7860
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most interesting sights in a city full of architectural wonders is the Memorial JK. I took a taxi to get here from the hotel area and then went for a long walk back, past several other interesting places. Considered as the president,...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Very nice summary of the history of building Brasilia under JK. His lifestory is increadible, the pictures in the musrum very well placed and explaining the background of it. Peaceful memorial site.

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Not every building by Niemayer was an unqualified success. This one is. Clearly a labor of love, it's a pleasure to visit. Sit in its cafe and enjoy an overly sweet cinnamon and chocolate cappuccino, then take a walk around and learn about the incredible...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

The history of how Brasilia was created and of his creator is very interesting so it was worthwhile to give the museum a couple of minutes.

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

An interesting memorial to the founder of Brasilia. It has personal effects and tells the interesting history behind the city's opening in 1960.

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Unless you are a big JK fan I guess it's the kind of visit you might just skip and don't look back. I had some friends with me and it was really a waste of time.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Unique Architecture. A good repository of photographs and history of Brasilia and its founder. This is not a museum, but a mausoleum, where J. Kubichek is buried.

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

A lovely memorial with a fascinating museum well worth a couple of hours of your time very informative

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Reviewed December 25, 2017

Great tribute to the man behind Brasilia, President JK was definitely a man of vision, he has made history and Brasilia turned out to be a great city with unsurpassed architectural excellence.

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Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Very nice Oscar Niemeyer building where we learned a lot about Brazil ‘s and Brasilia’s history. Inside also very nice design. Must do when visiting Brasilia

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December 27, 2016|
Response from Habibest | Reviewed this property |
It was closed last year on 31 December. Other museums such as Museu Nacional and Memorial dos Povos Indígenas will be open from 9am to 12 noon, which makes me think that it is highly likely that Memorial JK will also be open... More