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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 115 Attractions in Brasilia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Out of the 13 countries I have visited to, and all of the churches I have seen (including Vatican city), Sanutario Dom Bosco is by far the most beautiful, modern church I have ever seen! Definitely a must see!!!

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Vancouver, Canada
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142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

If you have the time to visit this place then do it! So beautiful!! It's not just another church... it is a piece of art!

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Absolutely beautiful - as you go through the doors you enter a magical world of light, colour and tranquillity. Try and wait for a time when there are very few people there and drink up the atmosphere of serinity by yourself - an absolute must if you are in Brazilia

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This cathedral was AMAZING and beautiful. It was definitely my favorite place in Brasilia. It would be a shame to go to Brasilia and not see this gem.

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Brasilia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

That is my preference place to pray. The light, the silence of sound when not in service, we feel like heaven. There is easy parking.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The Cathedral is one of the postcard views of Brasilia. Yet I rate Dom Bosco higher as a place of atmosphere. Despite the traffic noise there is a sense of peace. I visited several times, most memorably a mass after the Haitian earthquake. I recommend including this on any tour of Brasilia.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A very nice and beautiful church from the inside with its vitraux and an amazing chandeliers. Out of this world.

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Brasilia, DF
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A peaceful atmosphere is created to the visitants specially during the day, when the blue light filtered by the wall glasses evolve the holy place. At night an impressive and huge gold chandelier with more than 7 thousand pieces of murano lights the unique space with seats for more thas 2 thousand people. A must seeing and unforgetable place!

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Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was quite a surprise. You wouldn't give it 2p from the exterior, but once inside... very beautiful and worth your time.

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Sines, Portugal
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

You wouldn't say from the exterior...but once inside it´s unique. It's a Brasilia must. No so many tourists as in the Metropolitan Cathedral.

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