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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 #4 of 131 attractions in Brasilia
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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Brasilia, DF
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I recommend this as a non religious person. Religious folks can always find a reason to visit a church, but the non observant need more than faith to draw them in. It is quiet and cool during the day providing a a wonderful refuge from the city. Truly magnificent interior with high narrow arches that filter light through cool blue... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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383 reviews 383 reviews
160 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The blue and purple stained glass windows, combined with the stark modernist lines, make this a church very much worth visiting.

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

It is a completely different experience, it is a place that not all turists go and it is so beautiful that you cant miss it. Looking from out side doesnt look so impresive, but from inside....wow!! If you have to choose between the Cathedral and that, I would say, go to this one and just pass in front of the... More

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Doha, Qatar
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

looking at the outside of the place we were a little bit disappointed but as soon as we cross the main entrance we got amazed from what we saw. we were not expecting to find a mix of modern and religious place in such a good combination.

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Dnepropetrovsk, Dnipropetrovs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I loved this church, it's an amazing experience when you enter that door, The atmosphere is somewhat mistique, especially when the music is playing and with the lights on. Totally worth it!

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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Dom Bosco is perhaps the most beautiful church on earth! At night, from the outside, a blue shinning box. During the day,stepping in, you feel like entering in heaven itself...

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Brit in Paris
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262 reviews 262 reviews
97 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

most amazing modern stained glass you are ever likely to see . The colours just poured over you. Some interesting statues and sculptures but it is the windows WOW

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Brussels, Belgium
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

When you enter this church, you feel the spirit whether you're a believer or not. It's a place not to miss in Brasilia.

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Rotorua
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

This must be the most amazing example of religious architecture imaginable.. From the exterior it could be a fortress, but step inside and the seances are challenged. Huge columns of concrete with the most amazing panels of graduating blur mosaics of glass. These extend the whole length of the building. Just to add the the glass effect is a huge... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

From the outside, you cannot tell how beautiful it is inside! Not as famous as the Cathedral, but I say everyone who visits Brasilia should go.

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