We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Palacio do Planalto

Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
Another modern building

This is in the centre of Brasilia along with all the government building This one stands out with... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2016
Limerick, Ireland
via mobile
Go for the view and architectural experience

Go for the view and architectural experience. Although you can not visit the inner building, the... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2016
Patrick D
São Paulo
Read all 2,025 reviews
All photos (651)
All photos (651)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“guided tour”(3 reviews)
“palace”(3 reviews)
The tours happen on Sundays, from 9 a.m to 1:30 p.m. Groups of 20 people are arranged to visit the Palacio do Planalto, every 30 minutes and guided by a Public Relations professional. The visit program includes a tour to the Noble, East and West...more
Closed today
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Praca dos Tres Poderes | Anex II, ground floor, ala A, Room 115, Brasilia, Federal District 70150-900, Brazil
+55 61 3411-2317
Improve This Listing
translated by Google
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Brasilia
Reviews (2,025)
Filter reviews
34 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful building guided tour palace brazil masterpiece portuguese
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 34 reviews
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Worth booking the guided tour to see inside this beautiful building. Great views across to the Supreme Court and congress building from inside.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tintinfan2013
Reviewed October 12, 2018

The Palace reserved for Brazil's presdent is another masterpiece by architect Oscar Niemeyer and great to look at with its unusual pillars that surround the square building with plenty of glass. The entrance above a ramp is protected by two ceremonial guards in a blue...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank saronic
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Wow, what a design. One of the most symbolic and important buildings of Brazilian democracy in Brasilia-DF, Brazil.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank RoamerWanderer89
ABEN-ATHAR7, Gerente geral at Palacio do Planalto, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

yes .... every story of the world architecture of Oscar Niemeyer is portrayed in the buildings of Brasilia .... a lot of creativity and a lot of iron and cement

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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank P R
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.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Patrick D
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.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank simoneandrea10
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.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank alher2015
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.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank wjmonteiro
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.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank TrevorRoy
Reviewed December 5, 2015

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

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Richards_remarks
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 57 nearby hotels
Hotel El Pilar
98 reviews
.71 miles away
Hotel The Sun
412 reviews
1.06 miles away
Bay Park Resort Hotel
399 reviews
1.16 miles away
Life Resort Hplus Long Stay
82 reviews
1.19 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 11,298 nearby restaurants
Panificadora Pao Da Terra
13 reviews
.58 miles away
Figueira da Villa
218 reviews
.62 miles away
Restaurante-escola - Senac
79 reviews
.39 miles away
Churrascaria Tche Garoto
81 reviews
.57 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 368 nearby attractions
Catedral Metropolitana
11,815 reviews
.98 miles away
Itamaraty Palace
2,355 reviews
.47 miles away
Congresso Nacional
5,169 reviews
.20 miles away
Catedral Militar Rainha da Paz
217 reviews
.07 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Palacio do Planalto staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines