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A very special building in Brasilia is the 'Congresso Nacional' on the 'Eixe Monumental' (Monumental Axis) and by the 'Praça dos Tres Poderes' (Square of the Three Powers), again a work by architect Oscar Niemeyer.
Three elements stand out. The tall vertical twin towers, housing...More
If you visit Brasilia you need to visit the National Congress. The most famous building from Oscar Niemeyer and you can visit any week day. There is free tours leaving at each 30 minutes starting at green room at main entrance. The quality of the...More
It looks sort of like a space ship but somehow just works. Individually, the buildings in the Plano Piloto are decidedly weird but together they just *work*. The whole is muuuuuuuch more than the sum of its parts.
Turn up any time of day to enjoy this weird and wonderful (slightly crumbling) parliament, however at dusk there are some great photos to be had. I enjoyed what the building represents - a vision for a new Brazil back in 1960. You can’t miss...More
The National Congress can be considered the heart of Brazil. There, national decisions and laws are taken. Through senators and deputies, the life of the nation pulsates in those corridors and plenaries. But this it is also a place of history and culture. It is...More
Congresso Nacional is located in the middle of the Capital. This is where the Senate and House of representatives are located. It´s famous because of it´s architectural facade, which is unique. I´m proud for working there.