National Library, Brasilia

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Part of the landmark Complexo Cultural da República, National Library houses a collection of 300,000 items, many of which are rare copies of works by some of Brazil’s most respected authors. This modern structure, easily accessible from any part of the city, is made of white concrete and was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer. Inside the library’s reading rooms and auditoriums guided tours can take you through the history of this country, as well as the development of its modern literature. Make it an educational outing for your children on a rainy day, or spend a lazy afternoon reading or catching up on your mail--free internet access is provided inside. Plan your National Library visit and explore what else you can see and do in Brasilia using our Brasilia online trip itinerary maker .
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  • We don't get to meet, but passed it and it's worth going through the beautiful architecture. Is one of the points of interest and recommend.
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  • Worth visiting, as it is close to the Hernestino Museum, admission is free, but beyond the collection it's no big deal.
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  • Place frequented by students. The architecture is very beautiful. You can't enter with scholarships, you can't make any kind of noise. It is forbidden to take pictures in places of study.
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