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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 135 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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Sao Paulo, SP
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This place is different from all the other churches that I have seen. You must visit it when you go to Brasília.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

It looks so unassuming from the outside. But once you enter the church, you are immediately hit by the aura the light from the blue-stained glass creates. You would need to spend a few minutes here to take in the effects of this simple yet clever architecture and how the sunlight mingles with all that blueness...a definitive spiritual experience. Its... More

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London
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Make time to visit here! An amazing modern masterpiece of architecture to create a very spiritual experience.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Beautiful on the inside. A little out of the way, but worth the walk. Thought most of the "monuments" in Brasilia were kind of a waste of time. Nice view from the TV tower, but not worth a long wait unless you have time to burn. Inside of this church was really beautiful, though. We couldn't get into the Cathedral... More

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Ningbo, China
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26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is really impressive to see. You should come and see it. You will only need to stay for 5 minutes though because there is nothing to do here.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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81 reviews 81 reviews
29 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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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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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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35 helpful votes 35 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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