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Address: Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: +5521 87157295
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Description: Another structure by award-winning architect Oscar Niemeyer, this landmark...
Another structure by award-winning architect Oscar Niemeyer, this landmark cathedral features stunning interior glasswork.
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An inspirational building that has stood the test of time. Remember it is a church, so dress appropriately if you want to see the interior. And you do want to see the interior I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

An inspirational building that has stood the test of time. Remember it is a church, so dress appropriately if you want to see the interior. And you do want to see the interior I assure you.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful work by Niemeier. Out of the ordinary woth some sound tricks inside (you can whisper on one end and somebody else will actally hear you on the opposite side)

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Free entrance. Well done interior. I especially like the floating angels suspended from the ceiling. It's a modern take of the traditional church. I only gave it 4 stars because the entrance was lined with trinkets sellers and homeless people begging.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Beautiful architecture, one of a kind structure by world renowned architect, you'll be in total awe once you're inside the church.

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Brasilia, DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

While travelling, one usually finds himself wondering in churches and cathedrals. I confess that visiting them is not something I really enjoy, but the one in Brasilia is different. It is bright and it is probably one of the most interesting ones I've ever been to.

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The achitecture is very different as in all these area in the center of Brasilia what was planned and build when the city was founded. Due to the roof that is all with crystal the ambient is nice because there is a lot of light inside. The acustic is also good. The only problem is the lack of parking space... More 

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Belem, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Beautiful building by Oscar Niemeyer. Very strange was a sign indicating that it is not possible to visit being dressed in a bermuda. But I entered.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Interesting architecture and it might be a better experience to visit this place during the week when it is not as busy as on the weekends. There are too many people selling curios and artifacts on the way to the entrance which already takes away from the experience to visit a cathedral. During my visit the place was packed with... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The cathedral was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and the ultra modern design still looks great after so many years. A must see in Brasilia.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a stunning modern cathedral in the heart of the Federal District. I advise everyone to go in and look around and not just drive by. The Bell Tower, the Cathedral itself and the underground area used for baptisms are all very interesting.

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