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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  • Credit where it's due ... We didn't know of the event, as the script was the square of crystals right after the parade, we saw the movement for preparation of the concert. Inform us and we schedule to return to 6:00 pm, time would begin the event. Describe: the scenario is already wonderful because the Shell of the Military Sector Urbano is a work of art in itself. The Symphony Orchestra of the Claudio Santoro National Theater, conducted by maestro Claudio Cohen with her eclectic repertoire is making tears roll and stand up on end. The grand finale is the shooting of Cayenne battery of 32 saves GAC. The event is the second that happens, but in my research I couldn't find information about him to schedule in advance, lack dissemination to tourists. The event was full, but by size and quality was missing people. But as said, credit where it's due: all beautiful, all wonderful, but the show hidden was the organization. Their slogan says "strong arm-helping hand", the synthesis to what boils down to what they put your hands ... The Brazilian Army. Exquisite in every detail, security, information and comfort. The programs were distributed, which contained the hymns. Detachable cardboard stools, as the coat of arms of the army, to accommodate the crowd. Dozens of booths of organic toilets spotlessly clean. Ice water in various places served at home. The Division of space very well distributed and the orientation to exit after the event very well organized. Once again, unpretentiously, life graced us with this nice surprise, I force myself to say that moments like this I proud to be Brazilian. Congratulations Brazilian Army!
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  • Our headquarters eh a lot. Has 2 entries in the South, where it has a Museum, opens Friday, and the North. Next door has a camera in it's acoustic shell. Very cool screaming there. That rumbling several times. In front there's a park.
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  • This is the best attraction of all. It is clean, beautiful, safe, good to go with the family, good for the Patriots. The structure of the shell at the entrance to the headquarters is amazing, it's giant, has a bas moires BRAZIL flags behind the shell. It's not like a brazilian attraction, there I felt in Europe, the security there is the best part. The front has an obelisk with the beautiful symbol of the Army (I think he is silver). It has an ample parking, parking spaces there will not be a problem. HQ-side has a beautiful theatre with a very different architecture (the man), on the other side of the track has the famous square of crystals. Unfortunately it is not very popular among Brazilian tourists but is super popular among Americans and Europeans, when I went it was a group of Chinese, American, British and Danish (they have good taste). Really worth to go there, it's not too far away, I always go to her bike, has some bus lines that pass there close. For those who like the other side of the mango HQ has many feet. The sunset there is one of the most beautiful things in the world. Well worth going there with the family spend the afternoon and take a meal. There's no trash spread, and everything is clean and well taken care of, there's no graffiti or anything. IT'S NOT FOR ESQUERDOPATAS! The best part and which is free, WILL IT worth it (I don't know if you can get inside the HQ).
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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.