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Address: Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: +5521 87157295
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Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Arguably Brasilia's best known landmark

A Roman Catholic cathedral that serves Brasilia. The cathedral was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and construction began in 1958. For various reasons the cathedral was not completed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A Roman Catholic cathedral that serves Brasilia. The cathedral was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and construction began in 1958. For various reasons the cathedral was not completed until 1970. This ultra modern design still looks great after 50 years. Access to the cathedral is through a dark tunnel. Inside there is an amazing stained glass roof with three angels hung... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Staggering modernity at its most impressive. Stain glass wonderful. Truly impressive. perhaps one of the must go to spots in Brasilia. Bring your camera. YOur freidns will need to see this.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

yes very strange but its underground the roof is the only part showing , i believe its done for a cooling affect but yes its a nice place to visit

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Goiania, GO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

It's a unique construction, with a modern architecture and beautiful stained glasses. One of Brasilia's main landmarks. The problem is that most of the time its closed for visiting.

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Uberlândia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The architecture is unique and very awsome. It´s one of my favorite buildings in Brasilia. For sure a must visit.

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is an amazing place to visit. The colorful glass and the shapes of the cathedral makes it worth visiting. Very cool. This is a quick stop, probably 15 to 20min is more than enough to get a glimpse of what it is. Although it is really cool!

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Santiago, Chile
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Famous Brazilian architect designed it in the mid 50s , absolutely stunning, modern and beautiful after 60 years. The hand-made !!!! stained glass roof was added a few years after end of construction and now has an upgraded version (from Germany)! Great work of art! A must see in Brasilia!

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Beersheba, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A must for people that like architecture, as the whole city. Brasilia planning and unusual concept. is visible specially in this area, with the central government buildings. A very different ans special city to visit...

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

From the outside, it is just a different lookomg building, but being in it is just breathtaking! The contrast between the white marble and the blue staines glass windows is incredible...and the hanging angels are stunning! Don't forget to play with whispering sounds on the circular marble walls while a friend hears you clearly on its other extremety!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Both the exterior and the interior of this cathedral are exceptional. The access in a slow slope are very innovative. This is a mandatory visit when in Brazilia.

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Additional Information about Catedral Metropolitana

Address: Address: Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: +5521 87157295
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  Federal District (DF)  >  Brasilia
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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