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Panteao da Patria, Brasilia

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As you approach this National Heritage site, you will be struck by the impressive, dove-shaped building; designed by Brazil’s beloved Oscar Niemeyer, it is a classic example of his distinctive, modernist style. Inside Panteao da Patria, you will find the Steel Book statue, on which are engraved the names of the nation’s heroes, each of them ardent advocates of freedom and democracy. There is also a collection of artwork, including Athos Bulcão’s poignant red mural and João Câmara Filho’s black and white panels. The beautiful stained-glass window by French-Brazilian artist Marianne Peretti, who used purple, red, and white--representing introspection, passion, and peace respectively--to create a symbolic map of Brazil, provides you with a thought-provoking focal point. Work out when and for how long to visit Panteao da Patria and other Brasilia attractions using our handy Brasilia itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Just like the national museum the building is very appealing from the outside, but there is not much to see in it. Quite a wasted space one could say. It theoretially serves historical purposes and pr...  more »
  • What to say about a place that is supposed to house the heroes of a country, but has on the entrance wall the face and writings of a former senator and president,s till alive, and whose deeds are not ...  more »
  • This building, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, is a tribute and monument to honor the patriots and heroes of Brazil after the revolution. The glass mosaic, designed by Marianne Peretti, is just as modern ...  more »
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  • Great area in Brasilia. Must see
  • Great architecture. Beautiful and informative inside.
  • Great architecture on the outside austere inside
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