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Address: Praca dos Tres Poderes, Brasilia, Federal District 70150-900, Brazil
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9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Another modern building

This is in the centre of Brasilia along with all the government building This one stands out with the "chocolate box soldiers" in their quaint uniforms juxtaposed against the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 31, 2016
Limerick, Ireland
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Limerick, Ireland
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

This is in the centre of Brasilia along with all the government building This one stands out with the "chocolate box soldiers" in their quaint uniforms juxtaposed against the concrete building. Quite a contrast

Thank P R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Go for the view and architectural experience. Although you can not visit the inner building, the view and architecture is very interesting. Also, the sunset there is very nice as it "lights" the building up in beautiful colours.

Thank Patrick D
Brasilia, DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

One of Brasilia's icons, Palácio do Planalto is the Brazilian President's office (her or his official residence is at Palácio da Alvorada). Guided visits available on weekends, which provide nice amount of info.

Thank simoneabcoutinho
Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

The city is well designed and with all the political issues going on in Brasil, visiting the government buildings was a must.

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Petropolis, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

Like the presidential palace in other countries this one is a landmark of the City. also here you will see the geniality of Oscar Niemeyer.

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London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016

This building forms part of a collection of building spread over a big square. Again a stunning building but then again we are admirers of Niemeyer's architecture which was the sole reason for our visit to Brasilia.

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Ede, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016

This building, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, is the Working Palace of the President. It is 24 hours a day guarded by 2 guards which do exercise every half hour a funny protocol. It is located at the Square of Three Powers.

Thank Joop V
Stockholm, Sweden
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2015

Yes, another masterpiece by Oscar Niemeyer... but so nice. I just visited the outside of the building.

Thank Richards_remarks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2015

Nothing special, Just some more of Niemeyer 'curves without being practical'. You may need special arrangments to get inside.

Thank Leo T
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

it was a guided private tour can be scheduled a few times per day the palace is very well organized guides are very helpful. furniture space grand inner rooms plants and gardens good sculptures .. the stair case is a monument to architecture as well as the largesse of the spaces, great Brasilian Art and fabulous Persian rugs... Furniture XVIII... More 

Thank jacqueline r

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