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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  • For those who enjoy architecture, it's worth going just to see him. It is across the Plaza of the crystals, then who will ever see the other one.
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  • One of the great places, with a beautiful monument, Church and the square of the crystals next. Worth checking out
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  • It's interesting and impressive command headquarters of the Brazilian Army. Another architectural project by Oscar Niemeyer and Lúcio Costa who, legend has it tried to represent the guard of a sword. In front is the beautiful Square of the crystals is worth the visit.
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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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