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Santuario Dom Bosco

Seps 702/902, Lote B, Asa Sul, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
(61) 3223-6542
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Ranked #1 of 133 attractions in Brasilia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
Traveler Description: Inaugurated on May 4, 1957, the place is one of the firsts Temples in Brasilia and offers a privileged view of the entire city on the Paranoa... more »
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Madison, Wisconsin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Blue in all its glory! The Santurario is one of the most beautiful and serene places on earth. I would love to have an entire day to sit inside and experience the changing tones of blue.

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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
6 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Modern church with fabulous shimmering Murano glass throughout. Time your visit for Sunday evening mass if you can.

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Lima, Peru
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81 reviews 81 reviews
65 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The cathedral shows how is the architecture at Brasilia, modern, make sure to be quiet and take photos without flash, otherwise you might bother the priest and the people around it

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Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Even if you have been to every church, in every city, ever, don't miss this. I've been to too many religious buildings to count, but this is better than 95% of the rest!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

WOW! This church is nothing to look at from the outside but as the saying goes, don't judge a book by its cover. The inside of this church is breathtaking. I've never seen anything like it.

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Medellín, Colombia
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154 reviews 154 reviews
48 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Not very religious person myself, but this place is actually one of the most amazing temples of any religion I have ever visited.! The blue color you get from it is breathtaking and gives the temple an amazing feeling of joy and tranquility... check it out

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Once you walk in you can feel the peace and grace inside it. The lighting is beautiful blue and the central hall was covered in glass wich reflected the blue light and the crusifix and altar. I have to say its a must when you visit Brasilia. In between all the crazy around you, its really nice to take time... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

outside, the church looks a little bare and weird, but when you walk in.... guauuuu. The church is covered with blue stained glass, giving it a light and look unique and overwhelming. If you go to Brasilia, this is must!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
54 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Here is a new twist to stained glass windowed churches... The outside is not at all impressive but the inside is a different story!... Made to commemorate the Italian priest who dreamt of Brasilia, it is worth a visit .. as you enter, suddenly, you are transported to a different world... don't forget to go to the small gift shop... More

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valencia, spain
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The interior of this church with its blue glass will give you chills.Do not miss it. An oasis of peace and tranquility. It is a majestic space to say the least.

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