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8 Jul 2015
“Currently under renovation but visits are allowed”
29 Dec 2014
“a sad example of how old rio was destroyed”
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Even though it's under renovations it's worth the visit (if you are a history/architecture fan). The ground floor has amazing hand painted tiles and there is free access to the first 2 floors, unfortunately there is no way to get to the Burle Marx gardens...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2014

and gave place to this.In the days Rio was the capital of Brazil, this building had the Ministry of Education. It is a nice building to see from the outside,

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Reviewed 13 June 2012

The names involved in this project say it all: Lucio Costa, Carlos Leão, Oscar Niemeyer, Affonso Eduardo Reidy, Ernâni Vasconcellos, Jorge Machado Moreira, Le Corbusier and Roberto Burle Marx. And inside there's art work on sight from Cândido Portinari, Alberto Guignard, Pancetti, Bruno Giorgi, Jacques...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2012

But in very bad state these days. Just for architecture lovers.

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Reviewed 28 December 2011

In the days Rio was the capital of Brazil, this building had the Ministry of Education. It is a nice building to see from the outside, and a great example of what was being done in Brazil the 1940s.

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