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The best way to get to map out Brasilia

My review is a late one , was there in June 2014 - the World Cup . No map to be found, even on the... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
London, United Kingdom
good to see

good to see, take a city tour and you will see all highlights of the city with a guide, easiest way... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
Antwerp, Belgium
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13 Feb 2017
“Modern, Efficient & Nostalgic!!!”
2 Feb 2017
“The best way to get to map out Brasilia”
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Eixo Monumental Leste, Brasilia, Federal District 70000-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The Brazilian capital is a wonder of modern architecture and at the same time it is a source of Nostalgia!!! Take a walk along the "Esplanada" e visit the main landmarks including The Metropolitan Cathedral & The National Congress!!! The designed concrete blocks with white...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

My review is a late one , was there in June 2014 - the World Cup . No map to be found, even on the internet I only managed to get something small to help me navigate, but they were so not prepared for the...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

good to see, take a city tour and you will see all highlights of the city with a guide, easiest way tot see brasilia

Thank euronald
Reviewed 8 September 2016

It is always worth a ride down this esplanade with the Ministries on both sides. They are part of the architectural heritage of the city. It is not avisable to walk as distances can be deceptive and the dry air is more tiring than you...More

Thank ireland_timothy
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This long esplanade is where all the minister houses are located. It's very long and wide, so reserve a lot of time if you wish to walk along it, but I do not recommend if you are expecting anything else than buildings. On weekends the...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I pass by walking to go to many places to see the cathedral, the Congress... It will be good to observe the architecture of the building, the colors.... i highly recommended to visit it in the afternoon.

Thank Jean Louis G
Reviewed 3 May 2016

It used to be modern, but today it's only terrifying - everything so perfectly planed, so artificial, big boulevars, symmetric buildings... The only nice things is a lot pf space, very broad and spacious

Thank Family Z
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This area is situated in between the Eixo Monumental. It is sided by all Brasilia's Ministrial Buildings and ends at the National Congress building.

Thank Joop V
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Esplanada dos ministérios is a unique place in the World. If you are in Brasília, you should visit this place for sure. It is like a huge mall. With the public buildings in both sides. Grass in the center going all the way to the...More

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