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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 137 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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Sines, Portugal
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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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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is the most beautiful use of stained glass I've ever seen. When the light shines through, the walls sparkle. The outside is very misleading, but once you step inside your view changes. We went just to take a look. The church is unlocked and they don't mind you taking pictures. Just make sure you're quiet and respectful. This is... More

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It´s something you´ve never seen before! The lights, the colour,.. so beautiful. It has a big chandelier inside.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I loved this church, it doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside the windows are amazing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Go visit it at night, around 7 pm. It is much more worth it. If possible, attend a mass in there... The atmosphere is really nice.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Huge cube-shaped church with vertical blue stained glass windows. Worth a visit. It's a pity some broken pieces of stained glass were replaced by a different shade of blue.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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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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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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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