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The Monument to the Dead of World War II (locally called Monumento Nacional aos Mortos da Segunda Guerra Mundial) is mausoleum of 467 soldiers of Brazil army who died in action in Italy during World War II (1939-45 AD). They were buried in a cemetery...More
We walked over to the military museum enticed by the beautiful monument that we had seen in the distance.
There does not appear to be the appropriate infrastructure to get to the museum by foot, as this entails crossing a couple of busy roads with...More
We walked over after visiting the Modern Art Museum (MAM), I highly recommend going while it's still sunny out. We tried to get a taxi to leave shortly after sunset and even the taxi driver warned us never to be around that area after dark...
The monument is fantastic, I love it, but I have an advice for the tourists: go there by taxi or car, i.e. never consider to cross the 'Avenue Aterro do Flamengo' in front of it by foot. It is very dangerous because of the high...More
Me and my 2.5 old boy went there to see a P-47 Thunderbolt exposed there. Given that he love airplanes, this was a great idea. Unfortunately the airplane is about to go back to Aerospace museum in Campo dos Afonso (deserves a visit)!
As well as the statue there is a good museum here. For a European, it really showed me that the war really involved the whole world and soldiers from as far away as Brazil were going to the war zones, fighting and dying. The commander...More
This monument, with a beautiful modern non-traditional architecture, is remembering a history of the Brazilian soldiers in the 2nd World War. The texts (in Portugal and English) on tables and the artifacts are describing all the facts about the Brazilian participation in the 2nd WW...More
This place has a beautiful architectural design aligned with the respect and love that should be given to those who fought and died for the cause of the common good. The bodies of the fallen and brave Brazilian soldiers are buried there along with a...More