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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  • A mega construction and a beautiful architecture and very futuristic. To stop on the pavement in front or in the parking lot of the Plaza of the crystals, which also is futuristic and admire. and there's a whole story behind!
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  • It amazes with its dimensions and with care (reflection of a good maintenance). Worth knowing the location, every time I walk in there I'm curious about what happens inside, wondering what they do, how many people work, which decisions are made.
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  • a great place for those who want to know the history of the Brazilian Army, familiar place, good for tourism
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  • Very good place
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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 pretty
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  • And here I do the draft?
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  • A nice place to work.
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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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