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Address: Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: +5521 87157295
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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

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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Modern and beautifull, the Catedral is located in the center of the city near the Ministry buildings. A nice place to vist on Suday morning.

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Joao M
Brasilia, DF
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Brasilia, DF
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Modern and beautifull, the Catedral is located in the center of the city near the Ministry buildings. A nice place to vist on Suday morning.

Thank Joao M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I already read the reviews before i gone. But i didn't imagine the beauty of the place when light goes on.... The only problem too much people you cannot pray a lot. But you profit to see the monuments of the 4 evangelists....

Thank Jean Louis G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful place and feels almost magical inside. There was a reading in process and it was a amazing experience to be there.

Thank Zindicud
Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cathedral is stunning from the outside but the true beauty is revealed when you step inside. This is a must visit when you are in Brasilia.

Thank DebraL2
Steyr, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very huge dome without any pillar. In the middle an angle is flying down. If you are in Brasilia it is a must to see.

Thank langoli
Deerfield, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built like a tepee with stained glass windows where the cloth of a tepee would be between the building ribs, this building is unreal. Light suffuses the entire interior and depending where you stand the light is of different colors. Of all of Oscar Neimeiers architectural creations this oe is, without a doubt, his most awe inspiring. An absolute must... More 

Thank manisfeld
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

If you see only one thing in Brasilia, let it be this. Perhaps the most iconic of Oscar Neimeier's many iconic structures in the city, this is also functional, beautiful, elegant, and a refreshing retreat from the hectic city life around it. Enjoy a view of the skies, a quiet moment of meditation, and the beautiful arched glass ceilings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I've never seen a church like this before. The architecture is truly unique. It's beautiful from the outside and then when you go inside, you are even more amazed by its beauty. The stained glass are gorgeous! If you go with kids, they will love the sound effect feature of the walls. Ask someone there about it.

Thank four_continents
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

It''s a a Church in a modern design, fantastic!!! At night with the lights, you can see it from outside and take incredible photos! Esay to find and park.

Thank Creator77
Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

You have to see it from inside. The light passing through the glass envelope will provide you an incredible and peaceful indoor environment. It also appears much larger inside than what you would expect from your first outside glance.

Thank Gustavo C

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