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Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church

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Address: Entrequadras 307/308 | Asa Sul, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: (61) 3242-0149
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Beautiful chapel

Little church in honor to Our Lady of Fatima, this is an historical architectural icon in Brasilia, from architect Oscar Niemeyer. Worth a 2 minutes visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Little church in honor to Our Lady of Fatima, this is an historical architectural icon in Brasilia, from architect Oscar Niemeyer. Worth a 2 minutes visit.

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

It's not a big church, but it's a really important point and symbol of the city. This church is really close to the daily life of the citizens and it has the most iconical tiles from Athos Bulcão (the modernist plastic artist that worked with Niemeyer). Try to get to know a little bit more of its history, and I... More 

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Brasilia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Very nice place to visit in Brasilia. The little church is beautiful, designed by Niemeyer and with decorative tiles by Brasilia artist Athos Bulcão. But there are two other details about your visit. The first is the location of the church, adjacent to one of the nicest residencial blocks of Brasilia, the SQS 308, which has its garden designed by... More 

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Thank elquebraley
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Such a small but beautiful designed church and it was lovely to see it actually being full of worshippers on the day we visited.

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Ede, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

This temple was designed by Oscar Niemeyer (who designed a lot in Brasilia) and constructed in 100 days, in order of the wife of the President JK. It was build in favour of their daughter to help her to fight her desease.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

This is a pretty Niemeyer church, demonstrating all of his architectural techniques. Not the easiest to find if you don't know the city, but worth an hour's visit.

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Suzhou, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Always lovely to see. Check out the iconic Athos Bulcão tiles on the walls. On weeknights, look for the little shawarma stand nearby. Best shawarma in Brasilia.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Nice small church. Located in a quite area and very open since the climate is nice year around. Shaped like the hat of a nun.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Church very small city landmark and one of the first construction of the new capital of Brasil. Designed by Oscar Niemayer, with paintings by Athos Bulcão has modern forms and tiles with images os a dove representing the Holy Spirit.

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Steyr, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is a very nice, little church but not so easy to find, because of all the one way and dead end streets arround.

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