The massive exterior of the new working national library, the Biblioteca Nacional, is long finished, but they still haven’t loaded all...
With its 16 curved columns and wavy stained-glass interior, the Catedral Metropolitana is heavenly viewing. At the entrance are the...
The Teatro Nacional looks somewhere between a waterslide and a skateboard ramp.
Bar do Calaf
Though technically a Spanish restaurant, the food is an afterthought to the wildly mixed crowd, all of whom rate the excellent live...
Brasília’s first mall, right across from the bus station. Contains a post office, pharmacies, restaurants and a supermarket.
Esplanada dos Ministérios · interesting places nearby
Museu Nacional information
A spherical half-dome by architect Oscar Niemeyer, the inside features a discreet mezzanine mostly held up by columns suspended from the roof. A signature curved ramp juts out from its base and runs around the outside like a ring of Saturn.