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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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unique temple

Try to visit it out of the celebrations. Choose a sunny day to enter. Take photos of the building both with daylight and at night.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Lisbon. Portugal
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Lisbon. Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Try to visit it out of the celebrations. Choose a sunny day to enter. Take photos of the building both with daylight and at night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

I'm not much into churches. This one was rather special though. Didn't look like a church from outside, but inside... Just BEAUTIFUL! If you're going to see a church, this as well be it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Incredible architecture, very modern but It was designed in the fifties. This is the Brazilia's catedral

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Certainly the master piece of one of the greatest architect of the XX century worldwide! Amazing that Oscar Niemeyer was actually atheist!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is another masterpiece of Oscar Niemeyer designed in the late 60s. It is a symbol for Christ's thorn crown. The bronze statues by Dante Croce represent the Four Evangelists. Unfortunately, the interior was not open to the public when we were there due to the presidential election but I heard it was also worth seeing the light effect and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Like the rest of the monuments in Brasilia - this is quite futuristic but it is stunning in its own right. It was originally commissioned to be a secular building for all faiths however the government ran out of money (no surprises) and the Catholic Church (who has lots of money) took over finishing it which is why it appears... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Incredible. It is the most beautiful project architect Oscar Niemeyer . Angels on the cathedral ceiling is the maximum .

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Quatro Barras, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

For me this is the architectural masterpiece of Brasilia. It is beautifull from outside, but when you get inside you get the true impression of its art. No more words, is the city´s must.

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A wonderfull Niemeyer architecture Cathedral in Brasília, ome of the architectural masterpieces of this city.

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Barra Do Bugres, MT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

It is undeniable that this Cathedral is the best place in Brasilia. It is awesome, amazing. There you can enjoy the perfection of Oscar Niemeyer. This was my second time there and you can feel a big piece and a great atmosphere inside there. I just love it! :D

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