Museu de Valores
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A spherical half-dome by architect Oscar Niemeyer, the inside features a discreet mezzanine mostly held up by columns suspended from the...
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Bar do Calaf
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Brasília’s first mall, right across from the bus station. Contains a post office, pharmacies, restaurants and a supermarket.
Museu de Valores information
Numismatists may be interested in a visit to the money museum in the Banco Central do Brasil HQ. Cash from around the world is on show, as well as a complete set of Brazilian currency, including a 1,000,000-Cruzeiro note. You’ll need to show your passport to get in.