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Brasilia and the West Sights

Memorial dos Povos Indígenas

  • Palácio do Buriti, Eixo Monumental Oeste

Updated 06/24/2013

Fodor's Review

Another Niemeyer project, this cylindrical structure was inspired by the huts built by the Yanomami people. A spiraling ramp leads to a central plaza where collections of indigenous crafts are displayed. Highlights among the main collection: pottery, headdresses, and feather ornaments made by the Kayapó, the Xavante, and other indigenous peoples. The space often houses temporary exhibits from other collections.

Sight Information

Address:

Palácio do Buriti, Eixo Monumental Oeste, Brasília, 70075-900, Brazil

Phone:

61-3342–1157

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tues.–Fri. 9–5, weekends 10–5

Updated 06/24/2013

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