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Santuario Dom Bosco

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Address: Seps 702/902, Lote B, Asa Sul, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: (61) 3223-6542
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A Must Visit

One of the most unique and beautiful churches I have seen. Try to see it with the chandelier on. It's absolutely stunning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I remember it as a very interesting spot with a great vista of the city...its been a while since I have been there but at night I believe you can see the city lights and stars quite clearly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

One of the most unique and beautiful churches I have seen. Try to see it with the chandelier on. It's absolutely stunning.

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Lisbon. Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

An unique space. The big sanctuary is enlightened through its amazing walls of stained glass on 12 different shades of blue. I do not know if it enlightens the soul on a religious way but it certainly fulfills your desires for great visual pleasure!

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We visited this modern church built in the late 60's on a Sunday afternoon at 1:00 after mass had finished. (Best to avoid during 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. mass). Traffic was almost non existent and there was plenty of places to park within the gates. You pass through impressive carved brass doors with the patron Saint John Dom Bosco's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

What can I say?? A must see in Brasilia! This comes from someone who's rarely amazed by churches. This one doesn't look much like a church outside, but inside....Must see!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Definitively the "Sainte Chapelle" of Brasilia, 500 years after that of Paris! If you have one thing to see in Brasilia, this is it!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Don't expect to be blown away when you are outside. However, once inside it is truly an awesome place due to the light diffused by its stained-glass walls all around this huge square space. The chandelier is another real masterpiece. This church honors the memory of an Italian priest, who dreamt about the future capital of Brazil in the 19th... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Not part of the. Classic Niemeyer tour, this is a beautiful church with amazing windows. Located centrally , worth to be included in your tour

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This church is like no other with its full blue lighted interior that. Ales it an unprecedented spiritual,place. Must -see for photographers

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Was a little tougher to find (taxi nearly took me to a whole other Dom Bosco) and was rather busy when I went). The building is actually more beautiful on the inside as you get the full effect of the tall slender stained glass windows.

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