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Casa das Canoas is marvelous, even more so at night. We attended a gala event as a trip celebration... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2014
popxel
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We tried to visit in early February on a Saturday and were told in advance that it wouldn't be open... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2014
Otto1494
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Projetada por Niemeyer em 1951 para sua moradia, é considerada um dos mais significativos exemplares da arquitetura moderna brasileira, sendo notoriamente reconhecida, por especialistas de história e crítica da arte, como síntese apurada e...more
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Estrada da Canoa n. 2310, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22610-210, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

The house is closed, under reconstruction, but even in the guest house - 500m before the villa - no one told us... I was very disappointed after 4 km walking up in the forest, 36 Celsius and in a sudden storm!

4  Thank gizmocica
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Niemeyer is already for 8 decades a living monument of contemporary architecture. His personal family house dates from the early fifties and shows clearly his love for curves and the female body.

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Reviewed 22 October 2014

Casa das Canoas is marvelous, even more so at night. We attended a gala event as a trip celebration prepared by the group we were guests with. In this regards, the site itself was amazing. Whatever catering and food service they hired was also spectacular....More

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Reviewed 8 February 2014

We tried to visit in early February on a Saturday and were told in advance that it wouldn't be open for visitation, but we went anyway to see it anyway. There was no one around, the pool was filled but very green water and leaves,...More

2  Thank Otto1494
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Please note that the web address linked to this landmark is wrong - it goes to another "Casa das Canoas" in Rio - but not the one designed by Oscar Niemeyer. I have not visited the Casa das Canoas but would love to one day....More

2  Thank LT08
Reviewed 21 November 2012

This was the first thing I visited when discovering Rio de Janeiro. And it was absolutely the right choice. Niemeyer is already for 8 decades a living monument of contemporary architecture. His personal family house dates from the early fifties and shows clearly his love...More

4  Thank Veleiro
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