Itamaraty Palace, Brasília

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Itamaraty Palace
The Itamaraty Palace, also known as the Palace of the Arches, is the headquarters of the Ministry of External Relations of Brazil. It is located in the national capital of Brasília. The building was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer and inaugurated on April 21, 1970. It is located to the east of the National Congress building along the Ministries Esplanade, near the Praça dos Três Poderes .The word "Itamaraty" is a word originating from the Nheengatu language. According to Navarro, means "river of small stones", by joining ita, Bantam and ty . The name was also used for the former headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rio de Janeiro.


Eixo Monumental , S/N Bloco H
70170-900 Brasília

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 02:00 - 00:00
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 10:00 - 03:00
Sunday Closed




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