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Palace of Justice, Brasilia
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Water cascades down the front façade of Palace of Justice, a city landmark designed by the renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer. The building is located near the city’s well-known Monumental Axis and is part of the so-called "Ministries Esplanade." Erected in 1957, this is one of many official government buildings designed by Niemeyer in the modern Brazilian style of architecture. Make this a quick stop on your tour of the city, or drop in for a guided tour of the interior courtrooms and hallways, where many of the country’s historic decisions have been made over the last few decades. Next door to this building is the National Congress, another landmark designed by the ubiquitous Niemeyer. Using our online itinerary creator, Brasilia attractions like Palace of Justice can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is a beautiful spot to meet. It is close to other places of interest such as the Cathedral and the National Congress. Buses pass by, but we still have to walk a little, but not too far.
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  • Not all Niemeyer buildings are created equal, as you learn when touring Brasilia. This one though, one of the original foundation buildings he designed during the first phase of construction, is worth...  more »
  • I had the opportunity to meet the same when I was with the waterfalls. Is very beautiful, for its architecture and grandeur.
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