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Palacio Da Alvorada

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Presidential Palace

The official residence of the President of Brazil is another modernist building designed by Oscar... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2016
Sydney, Canada
Great architecture

Great architecture nice grounds but i was more intested in the Rea large ostrich tyre birds... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2015
Steve S
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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27 Jan 2017
“The Official Residence of the President of Brazil.”
31 Dec 2016
“Still closed!”
Wed 3pm-5.30pm
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Avenida Presidencial s/n | Setor de Hoteis e Turismo Norte, Brasilia, Federal District 70150-000, Brazil
Asa Norte
+55 61 3411-2317
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is the official residence of the President of Brazil and was the first building to be completed by Oscar Niemeyer in 1958. Unfortunately, we were unable to enter because but did manage to see it from an official viewing post. It was still worth...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Niemeyer even from a distance but the Palace is still closed. But if you look for Niemeyer then also look for Bulcao. His Azulejos and murals are extraordinary.

Thank Sebastian K
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Just swung by today in an uber and it is closed due to the current impeachment proceedings. Enjoyed the rest of Brasilia and modern architecture though.

Thank fencrgrl
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The official residence of the President of Brazil is another modernist building designed by Oscar Nedermeyer and built on Lake Paranoa. The marble columns have become a symbol of the city. On the day we visited, we could only view from a distance, but we...More

Thank Aafia
Reviewed 26 February 2016

This palace was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and was the first building in Brazil to be inaugurated, even before the city itself. It may only be visited on one day in the week.

Thank Joop V
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Very inteeresting spot in the city of Brasilia! I was lucky to participate the guard exchange and taking of flags. Big garden with animals end fresh air!

Thank smrgy
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

I went on the public tour and absolutely loved the palace - it was a personal highlight of my trip Brasilia. You really get to see Niemeyer's architecture and design at its glory - as the palace is amazingly well kept (for obvious reasons as...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Going inside it's complicated as its only allowed Wednesday's , if you have the opportunity you should go . Otherwise be at the front of the palace 5:30pm and watch the flag removal process by the presidential soldiers . It's quite interesting and you might...More

1  Thank PrettoMauricio
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Great architecture nice grounds but i was more intested in the Rea large ostrich tyre birds native to south american but that just me

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Be prepared to wait for an hour or so at a marshalling point before embarking on a short bus trip to the palace. The wait is well worth while. We travelled with a group of 15 and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Our guide spoke Portuguese, Spanish...More

Thank Peter C
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