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Templo da Boa Vontade

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Address: SGAS 915 | Lotes 75/76, Brasilia, Federal District 70390-150, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 61 3114-1070
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The Temple of Good Will (TGW) is an ecumenical monument located in Brazil's...

The Temple of Good Will (TGW) is an ecumenical monument located in Brazil's capital. It was conceived and built by Jose de Paiva Netto, President of the Legion of Good Will (LBV), who inaugurated it in October 1989. Every year it receives more than one million pilgrims, making it the most visited place in the city, according to official data from the State Secretariat of Tourism of the Federal District (SETUR). Acclaimed by the people as one of the Seven Wonders of Brasilia, the TGW is on the official list of monuments for tourists to visit during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It is part of the Legion of Good Will's Ecumenical Complex, together with the World Parliament of Ecumenical Fraternity, the LBV's ParlaMundi.

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A Spiritual Highlight

Wow. This is an extraordinary spiritual complex, praising God not based on any, but all, religions. Amazing interior labyrinth well worth walking to gaze up under the world's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Northern California
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Northern California
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63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow. This is an extraordinary spiritual complex, praising God not based on any, but all, religions. Amazing interior labyrinth well worth walking to gaze up under the world's largest crystal; but be sure to continue on into the Egyptian Room, almost an Indiana Jones experience, then onto art gallery and historical exhibits. Also has selected to honor a diverse group... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The construction in the shape of a pyramid is interesting to visit, there is also the mausoleum of the founder to see. However not worth it to the point of making it the highlight of a day in the city.

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Brasilia, DF
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20 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

A nice place to slow down a little during the week. Its not amazying, I must say, but if you are looking for some inner peace in the middle of the caos, you will be welcome over there. 24x7, 365 days a year.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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13 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

This is an economically and politically motivated group that explores the simple minded people of Brazil. Its so big because big is more convincing. Bad taste is stamped every where.

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Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A great place to visit, but it´s a little isolate in the city, it´s a bit far from the other monuments. the environment will inspire your spirituality. Um ótimo lugar para visitar, mas um pouco afastado dos demais monumentos da cidade.O ambiente exala espiritualidade

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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A pyramidal buiiding with a spiral path inside to walk gradually towards the center, where you face an altar. Not identified with any specific religion, it is full of symbolisms and a very spriritual atmosphere.

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Brasilia, DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

One of the best places in Brasília. Hall for prayers, library, lougue, museum and coffe shop. Has a tower with a huge crystal that transmits peace and energy.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The Templo da Boa Vontade was created by the Legion of Goodwill in 1989. It is a very visually attractive building and incorporates seven pyramids joined to form a cone that is topped with a 21kg crystal. I visited with a friend from Brasilia who acted as my guide. Visitors are invited to take off their shoes and walk along... More 

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Monterey, California
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The temple is a unique new age place to visit where people of all faith come to be healed. There is a huge crystal at the top of the church and you circle around on a path until you get directly under it where you stand and soak up the "energy" while spacey music is playing . It is interesting....... More 

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Southern Germany
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122 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The external appearance of the Templo shows the attempt to imitate the design language of Oscar Niemeyer with no convincing result. The Templo claims tolerance of faith but its tolerance ends at bermuda shorts, which nowhere in Brasil had been a point of discussion for entering churches. (I do not speak about beach wear.) The attitude and appearance of the... More 

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