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Eixo Monumental, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brasilia has been designed as an airplane with its 'Eixe Monumental', the Monumental Axis, as its fuselage and - very appropriate - the 'Praça dos Tres Poderes', the Square of the Three Powers: Legislative, Executive and Judiciary, as the cockpit, located in the southeast of...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

The presidential palace on one side and the supreme court on the other with the spectacular statue in the middle. Niemeyer ar his finest!

Thank Ivan8443
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing view over the esplanada, in the “cockpit” of Brasilia. Beautiful statue of the Candangos, representing the builders of this city. A must if you visit Brasilia

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The combination of open spaces and modern buildings epitomises (for me) Niemayer's architectural concept of Brasilia. Having said that once you've soaked it up, there isn't too much to do.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Looks just like in the pictures! Very cool to see it in person, the Plano Piloto (and all the buildings and statues within it) together just *work*.

Thank viv_s_2004
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Seeing the balance of the three powers makes you appreciate our political system compared with those with monumental presidential palaces

Thank LaohuPenang
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Was in Brasilia in October attending the World Stamp Exhibition, had ample time to go through all the amazing buildings, monuments, etc. Had never experienced such a carefully planned city, great less than 60 year old city. The works of the many architects in the...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Just one of the many amazing statues, monuments and sculptures that are all over the central corridor of Brasilia. This is in a square next to a few other good ones and with views that look back down the whole corridor of Niemeyer buildings -...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

If you like history, this is a superb landmark that needs to be visited while in Brasilia - aka the Capital of Brazil!!! Translated into English it means "The Square of Three Powers"... here you will find the Official Cabinet of the President, the Supreme...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

It worth seeing. It's one of the icon of Brasília, where you can see and appreciate more of Niemeyer's masterpiece.

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