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Itamaraty Palace, Brasilia

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The Itamaraty Palace, also known as the Palace of the Arches, is the headquarters of the Ministry of External Relations of Brazil. It is located in the national capital of Brasília. The building was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer and inaugurated on April 21, 1970. It is located to the east of the National Congress building along the Ministries Esplanade, near the Praça dos Três Poderes .The word "Itamaraty" is a word originating from the Nheengatu language. According to Navarro, means "river of small stones", by joining ita, Bantam and ty . The name was also used for the former headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rio de Janeiro.
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  • 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...  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 ...  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...  more »
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  • Is one of the most beautiful attachments ... But without any accessibility.
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