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Congresso Nacional

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Brazilian National Congress

One of the iconic works of the architect Óscar Niemeyer, the National Congress Building is an... read more

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candangoviajante
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Brasilia, DF
the convex and the concave dome

A very special building in Brasilia is the 'Congresso Nacional' on the 'Eixe Monumental... read more

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Once exiled Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer designed this government building, which houses the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies.
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Praca dos Tres Poderes | Palacio do Congresso Nacional, Brasilia, Federal District 70090-000, Brazil
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the iconic works of the architect Óscar Niemeyer, the National Congress Building is an Brasilia's interesting tourist spot . Guided tours are free and scheduled by the website, in view of the building a bit of political history in Brazil and the construction...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very special building in Brasilia is the 'Congresso Nacional' on the 'Eixe Monumental' (Monumental Axis) and by the 'Praça dos Tres Poderes' (Square of the Three Powers), again a work by architect Oscar Niemeyer. Three elements stand out. The tall vertical twin towers, housing...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

While you need to book a tour to go inside, even from the outside it is worth walking to. Typical Oscar Niemeyer design.

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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Very educational visit to the heart of Brasilian Politics. Good guided tour to learn how the government works. Again, amazing architectonical building

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

If you visit Brasilia you need to visit the National Congress. The most famous building from Oscar Niemeyer and you can visit any week day. There is free tours leaving at each 30 minutes starting at green room at main entrance. The quality of the...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

For sure one of the main attractions in Brasilia. The shape of the parlament, senate and ministers. It is a must when in Brasilia.

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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

It looks sort of like a space ship but somehow just works. Individually, the buildings in the Plano Piloto are decidedly weird but together they just *work*. The whole is muuuuuuuch more than the sum of its parts. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Turn up any time of day to enjoy this weird and wonderful (slightly crumbling) parliament, however at dusk there are some great photos to be had. I enjoyed what the building represents - a vision for a new Brazil back in 1960. You can’t miss...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

The National Congress can be considered the heart of Brazil. There, national decisions and laws are taken. Through senators and deputies, the life of the nation pulsates in those corridors and plenaries. But this it is also a place of history and culture. It is...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Congresso Nacional is located in the middle of the Capital. This is where the Senate and House of representatives are located. It´s famous because of it´s architectural facade, which is unique. I´m proud for working there.

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