Quartel General do Exercito, Brasilia

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Home of the Brazilian Army’s headquarters, training facilities, and military parades, Quartel General do Exercito is also one of Oscar Niemeyer’s stunning architectural masterpieces. In front of the huge, concrete office building, you will see a large, white, freeform structure and thin, needle-like monument, which represent, respectively, the hilt and blade of Duque de Caxais, the army’s patron. There is also the grey, zigzagged Teatro Pedro Calmon, in the lobby of which you can visit the permanent exhibition of military equipment, uniforms, and old photos; the auditorium itself plays host to a full calendar of lectures and events that are open to the public. Across the road from the complex, you can enjoy a walk around the beautiful, green park designed by Roberto Burle Marx. A visit to Quartel General do Exercito represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Brasilia holiday maker site to plot your vacation.
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  • It is interesting to go through the site, looks like another reality in Brasilia. The areas are very extensive and you can get a sense of the strength of the army. You can't see much and the weaponry deter some tourists. Stop by and see people always taking pictures, anyway, the typical tourists. Is an option C.
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  • The headquarters of Brasília is almost a monument, has an imposing entrance, a huge area and symbolizes the grandeur that the armed forces must mean for a country. Although the military had been massacred in recent Governments, they should the return of democracy to our country. The visit to HQ's very instructive.
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  • Of course we can only evaluate the architectural ensemble of the central building of the Brazilian Army since all buildings and contiguous area of the so-called Fort Apache (army headquarters) are areas of national security. My greatest knowledge of this entire area comes from the fact that my served during 9 years as 1a. Lieutenant of the health Body that Earth Force, which took me to constant visits to the Military Sector Urbano de Brasília, where this Fort and many other military units are located, in addition to many military parades are held, until some of the 7 September. Briefing on the Fort Apache. in front of it there is a beautiful square, the crystals, worthy of a contemplation say. The Strong compoõe of 4 buildings. The architectural designs are the Oscar Niemeyer and Lúcio Costa. It is said that futuristic building represents the handle of a sword. The Hall guard some flags, paintings, helmets and military uniforms in general visits to Fort Apache should be pre-checked
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  • Not to be missed.
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  • Despite being a headquarters he is part of the list of monuments of the city of Brasília. The architectural design of the building is by Oscar Niemeyer and the landscape design is of Roberto Burle Marx. There is also a shell-shaped structure that symbolizes the hilt of the sword of Duque de Caxias. Worth checking out.
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  • Very good place
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  • Very pretty
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  • And here I do the draft?
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Choosing where to stay during your trip to Brasilia can be somewhat difficult. Due to the city's distinctive layout and lack of a historical "center," accommodations have developed in clusters. By far the best range of options surrounds the distinctive green space of Jardim Burle Marx, in the city's two planned hotel districts. You can also find a good selection of lodgings around Vila Planalto, the city's designated political district, which sits not far from Brasilia's main lake. Wherever you decide to stay, make sure it's within reasonable distance of a metro station or bus stop--you'll want good access to public transport in order to easily navigate the city.
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