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Santuario Dom Bosco

Address: Seps 702/902, Lote B, Asa Sul, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: (61) 3223-6542
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Ranked #3 of 171 things to do in Brasilia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Lisbon, Portugal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The sanctuary is a symbol for all D. Bosco's children who studied in the many Salesianos schools worldwide. It's a very large concrete structure with tall purple-ish vitriol that illuminates the inside with a soothing color.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Amazing blue stained glasses. Try to visit it during the day and at night in order to get both effects of the sunlight from outside as the chandelier after dark.

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Split, Croatia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

beautiful church, concrete construction, with wonderful blue glass windows. definitely unusual and very soothing

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Jamaica
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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We visited during the last rays of the sun and were overwhelmed by the blue beauty of the thousands of blue glass panes. It is really inspiring and looking up at the giant statue of Dom Bosco gives you the feeling of his power. Know his name in my country because of a boys' home. It reminds me of St.... More 

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29 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This church is located apart from most of the tourist attractions in Brasilia. It's a working church. My sister was married here. Parking is available on the side. There is no tour, per se, but there are a few signs explaining the features of the church. You basically have the freedom to wander around, respectively. We took pictures all over... More 

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OTTAWA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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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114 reviews 114 reviews
35 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
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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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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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