Quartel General do Exercito, Brasilia
(4.5/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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. To visit Quartel General do Exercito and get the most from your holiday in Brasilia, create itinerary details personal to you using our Brasilia trip builder.
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  • The grandeur of the building gives the importance and highlight the body deserves. No mention, of course, meet your interior, but see what externally was assembled is very interesting! And the pictures come out pretty well. The visit was made in the ellipse so that it speaks to one of its focuses is heard by all present.
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  • Very good place to work and visit the Guararapes Lounge that is little known by the people but portrays the story of lot QGex
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  • site with great architecture and beautiful too, I'd say. Too bad it's a bit away from other attractions of the city.
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  • Lugar muito bom
  • Muito bonito
  • Apesar de ser um quartel general ele faz parte da lista de monumentos da cidade de Brasília. O projeto arquitetônico do prédio é de Oscar Niemeyer e o projeto paisagístico é de Roberto Burle Marx. Existe também uma estrutura em forma de concha que simboliza o punho da espada de Duque de Caxias. Vale a pena conferir.
  • E aqui que faço o alistamento?
  • Um belo lugar para trabalhar.