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Brasilia Palace Hotel, detail of wall painting by Athos Bulcao, architect: Oscar-Niemeyer, 1958; Photo: Edgard Cesar

The Brasilia Palace Hotel was officially opened in June 1958. With 13.000 square metres and a capacity of 350 guests, it was the first big hotel in town. The purpose of the hotel was initially to host the delegations, who visited the revolutionary new city that was newly built from scratch in the middle of the rainforest.