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.

Niemeyer building

Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood: City Center
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Praca da Liberdade s/n | Centro, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30140-912, Brazil
Website
Book In Advance
More Info
$85.81*
and up
Private Tour: Discover Belo Horizonte City
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 447 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Such a peculiar building!

Niemeyer is this building's architect's name: Oscar Niemeyer was one of the most talented and famous brazilian architects of all times. Brasília, the country's capital, was built... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Andréa A
,
Belo Horizonte, MG

Similar Things to Do in Belo Horizonte

Add Photo Write a Review

447 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 14: English reviews
Porto Alegre, RS
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great work by the Brazilian architect. The building is very beautiful, though it could be a little bit more conserved.

Helpful?
Thank Lucilene B
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Level Contributor
63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Impossible not to stare at this building when you walk or drive around the Praça da Liberdade. Worth going there, one of kind building if you like architecture.

Helpful?
Thank Sabrina G
Barretos, SP
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

There is no visitation area so you can't go inside. That being said, it over looks praça da liberdade so it is not out of the way and worth checking out.

Helpful?
Thank zg242
Level Contributor
55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Interesting architecture, just a copy of Niemeyers larger Copan in SP. Mineiros tend to forget that it is the very same design of another building by Niemeyer too, the known Copan in the city of São Paulo. Yes this is one is something to be proud of, but just a much smaller and nicier version of that of São Paulo.

Helpful?
Thank Tiago N. C
Level Contributor
86 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is an unmistakable work of art given to all of us by Niemeyer, the great architect. The building is an residential building with 2 apartments per floor. On each floor there is a 2 bedroom apartment and a 3 bedroom apartment. For what I heard the apartment are hard to be decorated and organized, because of the curves. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank HEROS E O S
Belo Horizonte, MG
Level Contributor
56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Niemeyer is this building's architect's name: Oscar Niemeyer was one of the most talented and famous brazilian architects of all times. Brasília, the country's capital, was built according his designs in the 60s and brings all the curves and sophistication this professional applied all over his projects (cities, furniture, buildings and urban landscapes). This one is, curiously, a residential building... More 

Helpful?
Thank Andréa A
State of Minas Gerais
Level Contributor
37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Once in the Liberdade square, it is right in front of you from practically every sight. Locals have some sort of respect for this building cause it was design by a famous architect. At the time it was built, was a quite avant garde.

Helpful?
Thank LeoCabral80
Stockholm, Sweden
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Gorgeous building ... From a distance! Close up you can clearly see that they dont take care of the building and it is really heart breaking.

Helpful?
Thank DanielKif
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
211 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

Located at th corner of the liberty plaza, the building is a work of art. Ven if you're not architecturally minded you'll enjoy looking at the lines and curves. It's such a shame that's it's starting to become in a state of disrepair. A true classic.

Helpful?
Thank Ramenmuncher
Belo Horizonte, MG
Level Contributor
47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The lines of this building located at Praça da Liberdade are true Niemeyer. The architectonic complex at Praça da Liberdade has nothing to do with the Niemeyr builging because they were built at the turning of century 20. But even though the building isan impressive masterpiece.

Helpful?
Thank PELLEZZANO

Travelers who viewed Niemeyer building also viewed

 

Been to Niemeyer building? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Niemeyer building staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?