The decorations and artwork available is great! Many statues, paintings and tapestries. The hanging gardens are fabulous! We took a guided tour, the guide was great and very knowledgeable.
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I have been there countless times as a reporter and returned recently just to enjoy the beauty of the architecture and art collections scattered throughout. For foreigners, a guide is essential.
Itamaraty is the best palace to visit in Brasilia. It is full of sculptures, paintings, carpets, historic furniture and beautiful gardens. From the second floor there is a nice view to other famous buildings.
My favorite building in Brasilia´s Esplanada. It´s beautiful on the outside and if you take a tour of the building itself you´ll see some amazing art, divine staircases and all of the wonders that make Oscar Niemeyer Brazil´s most famous architect. Call ahead to make...More
The Itamaraty Palace is the most beautiful public building in Brasília. This is so for its amazingly modern architecture and also because of the pieces of art and furniture displayed all over its many spacious rooms and lounges. There is also a roof top, with...More
Lovely to look at from outside the inside is interestingly spare in the main hall and oddly uncoordinated I the other though with the space to permit this. It contains a large Persian rug the gift of QEII, English Queen that is! Good views from...More
This was a surprise to us given we had done our research. Here is the schedule in case it helps anyone. No English tours on Monday. I recommend going to the tourism office by Plaza of three powers and looking at a notebook they have...More
The building was completed in 1970 and is the headquaters of the Foreign Affairs Ministry. Entrance is free but you need to be accompanied by a guide and hence you need register for the time of your entrance. The last tour starts at 17:00 hours....More
Take a couple of hours to take the guided tour (no charge) of the Itamaraty Palace. It is, by far, the best place in Brasilia where you can summarize Brazilian modernism and history. Art, architecture, landscaping, museum -- it is all there. Enjoy!