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“Very nice tour”
Review of Congresso Nacional

Congresso Nacional
Ranked #10 of 221 things to do in Brasilia
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Once exiled Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer designed this government building, which houses the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies.
Charleston, SC
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16 reviews
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“Very nice tour”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Loved the entire tour. Very interesting!! Loved the fact that they have the cross in their meeting room!

Visited November 2011
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Fremont, California
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“Worth checking out”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

The highlight is simply the modern design and manipulation of space. It works throughout the entire city like this. This becomes evident as you travel to the different federal buildings.

Visited August 2012
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Johnston, Iowa
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“Excellent tour of the Capitol”
Reviewed September 16, 2012

We enjoyed our tour. The timing was off so we did not get an English-speaking tour. We could have waited or come back. The guide spoke English and filled us in occasionally. The tour was very thorough and worth while if you like government and government buildings.

Visited July 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Holding centre stage...”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

The country's Parliament can be seen from anywhere in the city.
Niemeyer's 1960's buildings still look modern and hold their prominence in the city as intended.
Inside is worth seeing notwithstanding the tour is long and in Portuguese....leave when you want !

Visited September 2012
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“Beautiful building from inside & outside”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

Please do note that the official tours are very long...After all, not just about the building but also about the Brazilian democracy in general. The positives include being able to see the seat of power in the country (perhaps even sneakily sit in it, quite literally!)

Visited June 2012
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