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Address: Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: +5521 87157295
8:00 am - 5:00 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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Amazing Construction

The entrance is so pretty. Feels like a dream...Best during daylight. If you like engineering it is a MUST in Brasilia.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entrance is so pretty. Feels like a dream...Best during daylight. If you like engineering it is a MUST in Brasilia.

Thank Gui L
Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral is beautiful from inside and outside but the nearby is messed up by street sellers. You may not even notice the bronze statues.

Thank Sig1973
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can easily cover Brasilia in a half a day for most tourists. Include a trip to this modern cathedral.

Thank Aik Lam K
Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

The cathedral is wonderful in its simple and magnificently desgined lines. I consider it one of the most interesting monuments I have ever visited. Enjoy yourself!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

While visiting Brasilia it is the place you shall not miss. It is a singular Catolic Cathedral for its modern and exotic architecture but also because in the back of main altar, dowsntairs there are a silent and holy chapel.

Thank planemaster
Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

The temple inside look is marvelous. It's one of the must visits in Brasilia. Plan it on in the morning or evening.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

This Cathedral is a unique experience as it's almost nothing you have ever seen. The Windows and Sculptures are amazing art pieces as well as is the building. Must go inside and look up as it's forbidden to build any high buildings close to the cathedral to clear the view from the windows.

Thank Patrick D
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

As you pass by the tall haunting statues of the four Disciples, you descend underground into cathedral. Entering the cathedral, the light from the huge domed ceiling of wavy stained glass creates an amazing effect. Hanging from the ceiling are 3 aluminum angels flying over the sanctuary. It is also interesting to see the original wooden cross of Brasilia. My... More 

Thank rick19348
Barendrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Visiting the city of Brasilia is a venture and it surely provides an opportunity to see some new interpretations of how a capital should look like if you were to create it from nothing in the middle of a country... Brasilia is a beautiful city with a young history, built in the form of an airplane - it did remind... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Besides being a wonderful piece of modern architecture, the Catedral offers amazing effects of light through the tainted glass panels, especially nearly sundown time. The round shape allows people to whisper in one side and be heard far away, or receive back the echo of ones voice.

Thank Tom P

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