Alvorada PalaceOfficial residence of the President of the Brazilian Republic, is one of Oscar Niemeyer's masterpieces. It was designed in 1956, even before the choice of the Pilot Plan of the new capital. It is a rectangular building with two floors and a basement and its main element is the white marble columns that frame the longitudinal facades, which have become a symbol of the capital. A small side chapel completes the set.
At Alvorada, there are works of art such as the sculptures The Bathers, by Ceschiatti, and Ritmo dos Ritmos by Maria Martins. It is authored by Athos Bulcão, the golden tile wall located in the entrance hall, as well as the door and stained glass of the chapel. The landscaping is by Roberto Burle Marx. Visitation: external only. Phone: +55 (61) 411.4000
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