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Niemeyer building

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Address: Praca da Liberdade, s/n | Centro, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Modern contrast in Praça da Liberdade

Praça da Liberdade (Liberdade Square) was planed to be the center of Minas Gerais Government. There are quite a few historical buldings and the square itself is beautiful. Right... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 November 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Praça da Liberdade (Liberdade Square) was planed to be the center of Minas Gerais Government. There are quite a few historical buldings and the square itself is beautiful. Right in one of its corners though, you'll find Niemeyer Building. Planed by brazilian architecht Oscar Niemeyer this is a curvy-modern looking residential building contrasting with the whole site and a definetly... More 

Thank Rodrigo L
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Really love the design of this building and would recommend anyone who goes to Belo Horizonte makes a visit. You can't go inside but don;t have to - just enjoy the outside.

Thank oneillpuk
Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great work by the Brazilian architect. The building is very beautiful, though it could be a little bit more conserved.

Thank Lucilene B
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Impossible not to stare at this building when you walk or drive around the Praça da Liberdade. Worth going there, one of kind building if you like architecture.

Thank Sabrina G
Barretos, SP
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

There is no visitation area so you can't go inside. That being said, it over looks praça da liberdade so it is not out of the way and worth checking out.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

Interesting architecture, just a copy of Niemeyers larger Copan in SP. Mineiros tend to forget that it is the very same design of another building by Niemeyer too, the known Copan in the city of São Paulo. Yes this is one is something to be proud of, but just a much smaller and nicier version of that of São Paulo.

Thank Tiago N. C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is an unmistakable work of art given to all of us by Niemeyer, the great architect. The building is an residential building with 2 apartments per floor. On each floor there is a 2 bedroom apartment and a 3 bedroom apartment. For what I heard the apartment are hard to be decorated and organized, because of the curves. The... More 

Belo Horizonte, MG
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Niemeyer is this building's architect's name: Oscar Niemeyer was one of the most talented and famous brazilian architects of all times. Brasília, the country's capital, was built according his designs in the 60s and brings all the curves and sophistication this professional applied all over his projects (cities, furniture, buildings and urban landscapes). This one is, curiously, a residential building... More 

Thank Andréa A
State of Minas Gerais
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

Once in the Liberdade square, it is right in front of you from practically every sight. Locals have some sort of respect for this building cause it was design by a famous architect. At the time it was built, was a quite avant garde.

Thank LeoCabral80
Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

Gorgeous building ... From a distance! Close up you can clearly see that they dont take care of the building and it is really heart breaking.

Thank DanielKif

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