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Address: Quadra Seps 702 Lote B, Brasilia, Federal District 70330-700, Brazil
Phone Number: (61) 3223-6542
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Beautiful church a short distance from downtown

Santuario Dom Bosco is a bit deceiving from the exterior and looks like a modern block building, but the interior of the main sanctuary is enclosed in blue stained glass creating... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Florida City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Santuario Dom Bosco is a bit deceiving from the exterior and looks like a modern block building, but the interior of the main sanctuary is enclosed in blue stained glass creating a gentle blue glow as if you were under water. The 12 ornate entry doors contain bronze plates with images of Dom Bosco with the front entries depicting his... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Chappell has a big chandilier , and has blue windows, normally hosts weddings, and sometimes on tuesdays the Brasiliense Symphony plays classical music inside there.

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A pfect place to have an encouter with yourself,peace around the all place. So beautiful and quite. Must go!

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Thank nilton f
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The sanctuary honors the Italian saint "San Giovanni Bosco" who dreamed of a utopian city in 1883. Brasilia is inspired by this dream. Located in block "702 Sul", the sanctuary is easily accessible from the center of Brasilia, near the avenue "W3 Sul". A beautiful building to be seen in the late afternoon, when the sun's rays pass through the... More 

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London, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is not that close to Eixo Monumental and so we drove to it and into a small car park next to it with lots of spaces free. The sanctuary is beautiful inside with the blue stained glass giving a blue glow. The church is of course very different to any other church by also being in a square... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Church of St. Dom Bosco is dedicated to the patron saint of Brasilia who in the mid 1800s, dreamed of a place in central Brazil to start a city. Full length blue stained glass surrounds you on all sides as you enter the sanctuary. An enormous crystal chandelier is above. The peace and beauty of the church are amazing.... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the cathedral is a more popular tourist site, there's something very special about the inside of the Santuario Dom Bosco and you should make sure you include a visit. It doesn't look special from the outside but inside it's magical.

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For me it's the most beautiful church, in fact a Sanctuary. A big modern one, with a marvelous chandelier and windows from top to bottom made with various shades of blue stained glasses. Depends on the day light and the hour, you get amazing colors inside. By night, it's beautifully colored by blue shades. It's a most go in Brasilia.... More 

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Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is like you are in heaven. You enter and you don't believe what are u doing there. A warm place that help you to pray in your way. I highly recommended every one to visit it.

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Thank Jean Louis G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

A must go place. Very nice church and very colourful. It should not be missed during a visit of brasilia. The lighting is great.

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