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Itamaraty Palace

Esplanada dos Ministerios Bloco H | Bloco H, Brasilia, Federal District 70170-900, Brazil
(61) 20308051
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Mon-Fri 3pm-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-2pm
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guided tour” (8 reviews)
“oscar niemeyer” (10 reviews)
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Esplanada dos Ministerios Bloco H | Bloco H, Brasilia, Federal District 70170-900, Brazil
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(61) 20308051
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 10 September 2017

I have been there countless times as a reporter and returned recently just to enjoy the beauty of the architecture and art collections scattered throughout. For foreigners, a guide is essential.

Thank Sonia M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Itamaraty is the best palace to visit in Brasilia. It is full of sculptures, paintings, carpets, historic furniture and beautiful gardens. From the second floor there is a nice view to other famous buildings.

Thank Elias_Haddad
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is one of architect Oscar Niemeyers best designs IMHO. They do tours but you need to go on their schedule.

Thank Bernie G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My favorite building in Brasilia´s Esplanada. It´s beautiful on the outside and if you take a tour of the building itself you´ll see some amazing art, divine staircases and all of the wonders that make Oscar Niemeyer Brazil´s most famous architect. Call ahead to make...More

Thank JujuBsb
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The Itamaraty Palace is the most beautiful public building in Brasília. This is so for its amazingly modern architecture and also because of the pieces of art and furniture displayed all over its many spacious rooms and lounges. There is also a roof top, with...More

1  Thank Livia B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely to look at from outside the inside is interestingly spare in the main hall and oddly uncoordinated I the other though with the space to permit this. It contains a large Persian rug the gift of QEII, English Queen that is! Good views from...More

Thank davidmgeer
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This was a surprise to us given we had done our research. Here is the schedule in case it helps anyone. No English tours on Monday. I recommend going to the tourism office by Plaza of three powers and looking at a notebook they have...More

Thank orangerose5
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The building was completed in 1970 and is the headquaters of the Foreign Affairs Ministry. Entrance is free but you need to be accompanied by a guide and hence you need register for the time of your entrance. The last tour starts at 17:00 hours....More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Take a couple of hours to take the guided tour (no charge) of the Itamaraty Palace. It is, by far, the best place in Brasilia where you can summarize Brazilian modernism and history. Art, architecture, landscaping, museum -- it is all there. Enjoy!

Thank Régis d
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Ahh, ahh - so stunning. The minute you enter the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building on a guided tour- in the full hour - you will be taken by awe. A wonderful sensorial experience with unique pieces of art. You won't forget the statue "metamorphosis".

Thank Sebastian K
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