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Address: Praca dos Tres Poderes, Brasilia, Federal District 70150-900, Brazil
Phone Number: 556134112317
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2016
Brasilia, DF
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Brasilia, DF
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106 reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars 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.

Thank alher2015
Petropolis, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

Thank wjmonteiro
London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

Thank TrevorRoy
Ede, The Netherlands
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339 reviews
238 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
Porto Alegre, RS
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326 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

The guided tour takes places only on Sunday which makes hard for everybody to visit . But if you happen to be in brasilia on a Sunday , take your time and do the visit , first tour 9:30AM . only in Portuguese The visit to the president room it's quick and you can nearly take a photo .

Thank PrettoMauricio
Berlin, Germany
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167 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Just beautiful! The arquitecture is outstanding. One of the main attractions in Brasilia. Don't miss it.

Thank GalaPotente

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